June 2023 SSD Benefits Statistics Report Analysis

June 2023 SSD Benefits Statistics Report Analysis

Here are our latest insights regarding the June 2023 SSD benefits statistics report from the Social Security Administration (SSA). This monthly update details changes in pay amounts and how many people got disability benefits during the last 30 days. If you’re on SSDI or SSI, these reports show how your payments compare against the nationwide average. Below, we review the latest numbers for both federal programs: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

June 2023 SSD Benefits Statistics Report

Total Number of Social Security Disability Beneficiaries: 8,707,000

Disabled Workers: 7,516,000

Spouses of Disabled Workers: 90,000

Children of Disabled Workers: 1,101,000

Average Monthly Social Security Disability Benefit Amount: $1,347.18

Disabled Workers: $1,486.42

Spouses of Disabled Workers: $407.63

Children of Disabled Workers: $473.57

How the June 2023 SSD Benefits Statistics Report Affects Beneficiaries

The June 2023 SSD benefits statistics report shows 13,000 fewer people total getting payments this month. Since May’s report came out, another 16,000 disabled workers started getting SSDI. The number of husbands and wives getting benefits through a spouse stayed flat during the past 30 days. Children getting SSDI, however, fell by 29,000 beneficiaries compared to May:

June SSD Benefits Statistics Report: Total Beneficiaries

In June, the SSA awarded the following people SSDI benefits for the first time:

  • 44,487 disabled workers (23,978 men and 20,509 women)
  • 2,165 spouses (256 husbands and 1,909 wives)
  • 15,181 children of disabled workers

June 2023 SSD Benefits Statistics: Looking Deeper at the Monetary Stats

Three groups saw big pay jumps in the June 2023 SSD benefits statistics report. Average SSDI payments to spouses rose $1.82 for June, while disabled workers’ payments increased by $.1.82 per month. Children, however, got $.93 less in SSDI, on average. Overall, the current average monthly SSDI payment nationwide increased $4.09 since May:

June 2023 SSD Benefits Statistics Report: Monthly Monetary Average

For people newly awarded benefits, the SSA reported these are the average monthly pay amounts for June 2023:

  • $1,688.39 for disabled workers ($1,848.45 for men, and $1,501.26 for women)
  • $417.38 for spouses ($356.09 for husbands, and $425.61 for wives)
  • $453.20 for children of disabled workers

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Numbers in the June 2023 Report

In addition to SSDI, the June 2023 SSD benefits statistics report tracks changes to the SSI payment rolls. Here’s a brief look at SSI changes that occurred since last month:

Total SSI beneficiaries: 7,475,000 (-39,000)

Children younger than 18 on SSI: 991,000 (-10,000)

SSI recipients aged 18-64: 4,116,000 (-28,000)

SSI recipients aged 65+: 2,369,000 (same as last month)

June 2023’s monthly SSI payments for every age group are as follows:

  • $677.26 (averaged across all people on SSI)
  • $801.19 for children
  • $718.87 for those 18-64 years old
  • $553.35 for those at least 65 years old

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