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: July 17, 2018

Source: Social Security Administration

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