Social Security Disability Statistics – May 2015

social security disability statistics may 2015

Each month the Social Security Administration (SSA) releases a statistical snapshot that highlights the different Social Security benefit programs. This snapshot provides beneficiaries with a brief report on where benefits fall on a month-to-month basis. Here is a look at the Social Security disability statistics for May 2015:



 Total Number of Social Security Benefit Beneficiaries: 10,921,000

  • Disabled Workers: 8,939,000
  • Spouses of Disabled Workers: 146,000
  • Children of Disabled Workers: 1,837,000

Average Monthly Social Security Disability Amount: $1,016.93

  • Disabled Workers: $1,165.20
  • Spouses of Disabled Workers: $316.15
  • Children of Disabled Workers: $350.80

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