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    & Poverty
  2. Fully Insured
    Workers
  3. Marital Status
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    Beneficiaries
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    Beneficiaries
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    Earners
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    Beneficiaries

Chart Description - Fully Insured Workers

Released: March 2020
Next expected update: 2022
Men and Women Aged 62–66a Fully Insured for Social Security Retired-Worker Benefits, 1980–2018
Year Number (in millions) Percentage of population b
Men Women Men Women
1980 4.2 3.4 92.7 65.0
1981 4.2 3.5 92.1 65.0
1982 4.3 3.5 92.1 65.1
1983 4.4 3.6 92.4 65.4
1984 4.5 3.7 92.4 65.4
1985 4.5 3.8 92.5 65.5
1986 4.6 3.8 93.4 66.3
1987 4.6 3.9 93.1 66.6
1988 4.6 3.9 92.6 66.7
1989 4.6 3.9 92.6 67.2
1990 4.6 3.9 92.1 67.6
1991 4.5 3.9 91.4 67.7
1992 4.5 3.8 91.5 68.1
1993 4.5 3.8 91.4 68.4
1994 4.5 3.8 91.1 68.7
1995 4.4 3.8 91.2 69.2
1996 4.4 3.8 91.6 70.1
1997 4.4 3.8 91.6 70.7
1998 4.4 3.8 91.8 71.7
1999 4.5 3.9 91.7 72.6
2000 4.6 4.1 91.7 73.5
2001 4.7 4.2 91.4 74.3
2002 4.8 4.3 91.6 75.5
2003 5.0 4.5 92.0 76.6
2004 5.3 4.8 92.5 77.8
2005 5.6 5.1 92.9 79.0
2006 5.8 5.4 93.1 79.9
2007 6.0 5.6 93.6 81.0
2008 6.3 5.9 93.6 81.8
2009 6.7 6.4 93.8 82.9
2010 7.0 6.7 93.8 83.8
2011 7.3 7.1 94.0 84.9
2012 7.7 7.6 93.9 85.8
2013 7.9 7.8 93.9 86.5
2014 8.0 8.0 93.9 87.1
2015 8.2 8.2 94.0 87.8
2016 8.4 8.5 94.1 88.3
2017 8.6 8.8 94.1 88.8
2018 8.8 9.0 94.0 89.2
a. End-of-year age.
b. As a percentage of the Social Security area population of the same age.