69.1 million people received benefits from programs administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA) in 2019.
5.7 million people were newly awarded Social Security benefits in 2019.
55% of adult Social Security beneficiaries in 2019 were women.
54.9 was the average age of disabled-worker beneficiaries in 2019.
86% of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients received payments because of disability or blindness in 2019.