67.9 million people received benefits from programs administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA) in 2018.

5.6 million people were newly awarded Social Security benefits in 2018.

50% of aged beneficiaries received at least half of their income from Social Security in 2018.

55% of adult Social Security beneficiaries in 2018 were women.

54.7 was the average age of disabled-worker beneficiaries in 2018.

86% of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients received payments because of disability or blindness in 2018.