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By Age Group, The Number Of People Receiving Federally Administered Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Payments, By Sex (2000).
Age Group Total Female Male
All Ages
6,601,686
3,865,036
2,736,650
Under 18
846,784
307,629
539,155
18-64
3,744,022
2,116,963
1,627,059
65 Years And Over
2,010,880
1,440,444
570,436

Note: To calculate the percent of males or females out of the total number of people who receive Federally administered SSI in a particular age group, divide the number of males or females who receive Federally administered SSI who are in the age group by the total number of people who receive Federally administered SSI who are in the same age group and multiply the result by 100. Example: Calculate the percent of males who receiveFederally administered SSI who are 18-64 years of age out of the total number of people who receiveFederally administered SSI who are 18-64 years of age. This calculation would be: 1,627,059/3,744,022=.435 and .435x100=43.5%

Source: Social Security Administration, SSI Annual Statistical Report, 2000.

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