The Social Security Disability Insurance Program - Infographic

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July 16, 2012

The Social Security Disability Insurance (DI) program provided $119 billion in benefits to 8.3 million disabled workers in fiscal year 2011, accounting for nearly 18 percent of total Social Security spending. In addition, 2.0 million dependents of those workers received benefits in 2011. CBO projects that in 2022, the DI program will provide benefits totaling $204 billion to over 12.3 million disabled workers and their dependents.

Social Security Disability Insurance Infographic