Statistics & Data About Demographic Characteristics

Age

Annual Statistical Supplement

The Supplement includes more than 200 tables that provide comprehensive statistics on Social Security and Supplemental Security Income. The tables cover program details such as the number of beneficiaries, amounts of benefits, and the status of the trust funds. Narrative sections describe the programs' legislative history and program rules.

Available editions:  2020  ·  2019  ·  2018  ·  2017  ·  2016  ·  2015  ·  2014  ·  2013  ·  2012  ·  2011  ·  2010  ·  2009  ·  2008  ·  2007  ·  2006  ·  2005  ·  2004  ·  2003  ·  2002  ·  2001  ·  2000

Earnings and Employment Data for Workers Covered Under Social Security and Medicare, by State and County

An annual report providing employment and earnings statistics by sex and age for people in employment covered under Social Security and Medicare.

Available editions:  2018  ·  2017  ·  2016  ·  2015  ·  2014  ·  2013  ·  2012  ·  2011  ·  2010  ·  2009  ·  2008  ·  2007  ·  2006  ·  2005  ·  2004  ·  2003  ·  2002  ·  2001  ·  2000

Earnings of Men Aged 20–59, 1988–2018
Statistics at a Glance (released May 2021)
Earnings of Women Aged 20–59, 1988–2018
Statistics at a Glance (released May 2021)
Expenditures of the Aged Chartbook

A periodic chartbook that examines the spending patterns of the aged population (65 or older) using data from the Consumer Expenditure Survey Public-Use File. Many charts include statistics for those aged 65–74 and those aged 75 or older, with comparative statistics for the near aged (55–64). The statistics cover total and per capita expenditures including expenditures for housing, food, health care, transportation, and travel. The 2015 edition includes selected trends from 2005.

Available editions:  2015  ·  2010  ·  2002

Income of the Aged Chartbook

A biennial companion to Income of the Population 55 or Older highlighting selected statistics in easy-to-understand charts and tables. The charts focus on the receipt and shares of income from Social Security, pensions, assets, earnings, and public assistance.

Available editions:  2014  ·  2012  ·  2010  ·  2008  ·  2006  ·  2004  ·  2002  ·  2001  ·  2000  ·  1998  ·  1996

Income of the Population 55 or Older

A biennial report that includes more than 100 statistical tables showing the major sources and amounts of income for people aged 55 or older and their total income and poverty status.

Available editions:  2014  ·  2012  ·  2010  ·  2008  ·  2006  ·  2004 (Expanded Edition)  ·  2004  ·  2002  ·  2000

Race and Ethnicity

Earnings and Employment Data for Workers Covered Under Social Security and Medicare, by State and County

An annual report providing employment and earnings statistics by sex and age for people in employment covered under Social Security and Medicare.

Available editions:  2018  ·  2017  ·  2016  ·  2015  ·  2014  ·  2013  ·  2012  ·  2011  ·  2010  ·  2009  ·  2008  ·  2007  ·  2006  ·  2005  ·  2004  ·  2003  ·  2002  ·  2001  ·  2000

Note: Beginning with the 2009 edition, we removed the race breakdown because the quality of the data became too inconsistent. See our Racial Equity Research, Statistics, and Data Resources for currently available information on the racial and/or ethnic characteristics of the Social Security–covered population.

Sex

Annual Statistical Supplement

The Supplement includes more than 200 tables that provide comprehensive statistics on Social Security and Supplemental Security Income. The tables cover program details such as the number of beneficiaries, amounts of benefits, and the status of the trust funds. Narrative sections describe the programs' legislative history and program rules.

Available editions:  2020  ·  2019  ·  2018  ·  2017  ·  2016  ·  2015  ·  2014  ·  2013  ·  2012  ·  2011  ·  2010  ·  2009  ·  2008  ·  2007  ·  2006  ·  2005  ·  2004  ·  2003  ·  2002  ·  2001  ·  2000

Earnings and Employment Data for Workers Covered Under Social Security and Medicare, by State and County

An annual report providing employment and earnings statistics by sex and age for people in employment covered under Social Security and Medicare.

Available editions:  2018  ·  2017  ·  2016  ·  2015  ·  2014  ·  2013  ·  2012  ·  2011  ·  2010  ·  2009  ·  2008  ·  2007  ·  2006  ·  2005  ·  2004  ·  2003  ·  2002  ·  2001  ·  2000