This question is about social security statistics.
What percentage of the U.S. population receives social security benefits?
By Zippia Team - Jun. 29, 2022
Around 25% of the adult U.S. population receives some form of Social Security benefit.
Overall, this is divided into three major groups: retirees, disabled individuals, and survivors. Retirees are by far the largest group, making up 75.2% of beneficiaries. On the other hand, disabled individuals account for 13.1% of beneficiaries, and survivors account for 11.7%.