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More People Receiving Disability Insurance from Social Security

Created on July 20, 2015

More People Receiving Disability Insurance from Social Security

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Notes: 2014 is an estimate based on 10–year growth rates in beneficiaries. Beneficiaries include workers, widowers, and adult children of workers. Source: Author’s calculations based on data from the U.S. Census Bureau, “Annual Population Estimates, Ages 16 to 64”; and Social Security Administration, Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2013, December 2014, http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/ di_asr/ (accessed June 23, 2015).

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Tags: Social-Security-Disability-Insurance, Taxes, Government-Spending