More than four-fifths of all OASDI beneficiaries in current-payment status were aged 62 or older, including 24% aged 75–84 and 9% aged 85 or older. About 12% were persons aged 18–61 receiving benefits as disabled workers, survivors, or dependents. Another 4% were children under age 18.

Beneficiaries, by age

Beneficiaries By Age 2019

SOURCE: SSA, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.

Source of Chart: Social Security Administration, “Fast Facts and Figures, 2020”, p.17