Social Security Recipient to Worker Ratio

Social Security’s main programs, the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Disability Insurance programs (OASDI), expanded to include more beneficiaries. As American society is aging, the number of covered workers per OASDI beneficiary has steadily fallen. OASDI is facing persistent deficits and must be reformed before it becomes insolvent in 2034.

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Date Produced: September 16, 2016

Source: Social Security Administration

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