Table 6.A5.--Number and average monthly benefit with reduction for early retirement, by type of benefit, sex, and age, 1999
[Based on 1-percent sample]

Type of benefit and age

in month of award

Total

Men

Women

Number

Average

monthly benefit 1

Number

Average

monthly benefit 1

Number

Average

monthly benefit 1

Retired workers

1,196,000

$754.10

650,700

$897.40

545,300

$583.10

62

869,700

729.90

463,600

877.40

406,100

561.40

63

118,600

792.30

68,400

915.80

50,200

623.90

64

152,800

841.00

87,800

976.70

65,000

657.80

65

46,400

834.20

29,100

945.90

17,300

646.10

66 or older

8,500

696.30

1,800

679.70

6,700

700.70

Disabled workers

27,300

862.90

18,800

958.80

8,500

651.00

62

10,100

932.10

6,600

1,046.80

3,500

715.80

63

9,100

810.40

6,100

913.90

3,000

600.00

64 2

8,100

835.80

6,100

908.50

2,000

614.00

Wives and husbands, total

177,900

356.30

2,300

185.60

175,600

358.50

Wives and husbands of retired workers

159,400

370.70

2,000

185.40

157,400

373.10

Wives and husbands of disabled workers

18,500

231.90

300

(3)

18,200

232.60

Wives

175,600

358.50

. . .

. . .

175,600

358.50

62

113,800

352.80

. . .

. . .

113,800

352.80

63

23,900

370.90

. . .

. . .

23,900

370.90

64

23,200

414.00

. . .

. . .

23,200

414.00

65

8,100

312.20

. . .

. . .

8,100

312.20

66

1,900

246.80

. . .

. . .

1,900

246.80

67 or older

4,700

285.20

. . .

. . .

4,700

285.20

Husbands

2,300

185.60

2,300

185.60

. . .

. . .

Nondisabled widows and widowers, total

168,600

739.50

9,800

496.90

158,800

754.50

Nondisabled widows

158,800

754.50

. . .

. . .

158,800

754.50

60

68,500

740.90

. . .

. . .

68,500

740.90

61

22,600

741.00

. . .

. . .

22,600

741.00

62

21,100

798.00

. . .

. . .

21,100

798.00

63

13,400

779.00

. . .

. . .

13,400

779.00

64

13,700

885.70

. . .

. . .

13,700

885.70

65

13,000

630.50

. . .

. . .

13,000

630.50

66

600

849.70

. . .

. . .

600

849.70

67-69

1,800

742.30

. . .

. . .

1,800

742.30

70 or older

4,100

698.40

. . .

. . .

4,100

698.40

Nondisabled widowers

9,800

496.90

9,800

496.90

. . .

. . .


1. Benefits awarded before the December increase are converted to the December rates before computation of the averages.

2. Includes 1,400 beneficiaries with awards processed after attainment of age 65.

3. Average benefits not shown for fewer than 500 beneficiaries.


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