Welfare Indicators and Risk Factors: Fourteenth Report to Congress. Table SSI 5. Number of Persons Receiving Federally Administered SSI Payments by Eligibility Category: 1974 - 2013

09/22/2015

[In thousands]

Month and year

Total 1

Federal SSI

Federally Administered State Supplementation

State Supplementation Only

Jan  1974

3,216

2,956

1,480

260

Dec 1975

4,314

3,893

1,684

421

Dec 1976

4,236

3,799

1,638

437

Dec 1977

4,238

3,778

1,658

460

Dec 1978

4,217

3,755

1,681

462

Dec 1979

4,150

3,687

1,684

462

Dec 1980

4,142

3,682

1,685

460

Dec 1981

4,019

3,590

1,625

429

Dec 1982

3,858

3,473

1,550

384

Dec 1983

3,901

3,590

1,558

312

Dec 1984

4,029

3,699

1,607

331

Dec 1985

4,138

3,799

1,661

339

Dec 1986

4,269

3,922

1,723

348

Dec 1987

4,385

4,019

1,807

366

Dec 1988

4,464

4,089

1,885

375

Dec 1989

4,593

4,206

1,950

387

Dec 1990

4,817

4,412

2,058

405

Dec 1991

5,118

4,730

2,204

389

Dec 1992

5,566

5,202

2,372

364

Dec 1993

5,984

5,636

2,536

348

Dec 1994

6,296

5,965

2,628

331

Dec 1995

6,514

6,194

2,518

320

Dec 1996

6,614

6,326

2,421

288

Dec 1997

6,495

6,212

2,372

283

Dec 1998

6,566

6,289

2,412

277

Dec 1999

6,557

6,275

2,441

282

Dec 2000

6,602

6,320

2,481

282

Dec 2001

6,688

6,410

2,520

278

Dec 2002

6,788

6,505

2,462

283

Dec 2003

6,902

6,614

2,467

288

Dec 2004

6,988

6,695

2,498

293

Dec 2005

7,114

6,819

2,242

295

Dec 2006

7,236

6,939

2,269

297

Dec 2007

7,360

7,061

2,302

298

Dec 2008

7,521

7,219

2,344

301

Dec 2009

7,677

7,423

2,339

254

Dec 2010

7,912

7,656

2,386

257

Dec 2011

8,113

7,866

2,389

246

Dec 2012

8,263

8,040

2,216

223

Dec 2013

8,363

8,144

2,228

220

1 Total equals the sum of "Federal SSI" and "State supplementation only."

Source: Number of persons receiving payments obtained from Social Security Administration, Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics, Social Security Bulletin, Annual Statistical Supplement, 2014 (available online at http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/supplement/2014/index.html).

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