How many SSDI beneficiaries are there?
Approximately 8.8 million
It is important to know that these days about 8.8 million workers with disabilities receive Disability Insurance. Keep in mind that not all the persons receive the same amount. It is imperative to know that the amount of Disability Insurance benefits that a disabled worker receives is based on his or her earnings before becoming disabled. Statistics show that in March 2013, the average monthly benefit for a disabled worker was about $1,129. Needless to say, male workers received $1,255 per month and female workers received $993 per month on average.