Social Security Disability Statistics – July 2015

Social Security Disability Statistics july 2015

Each month the Social Security Administration (SSA) releases a disability statistics snapshot. This report provides valuable information to current and potential disability beneficiaries. It shows how many Americans get benefits and the average monthly award. Below is our look at the July 2015 Social Security disability statistics report.

July 2015 Disability Statistics: Beneficiary Numbers by Category

 Total Number of Social Security Disability Benefit Beneficiaries: 10,821,000

  • Disabled Workers: 8,931,000
  • Spouses of Disabled Workers: 144,000
  • Children of Disabled Workers: 1,746,000

July 2015 Disability Statistics: Monthly Monetary Average Amounts

Average Monthly Social Security Disability Benefit Amount: $1,022.16

  • Disabled Workers: $1,165.18
  • Spouses of Disabled Workers: $317.87
  • Children of Disabled Workers: $348.72

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