- 23% — Percentage of seniors who depend on Social Security for at least 90 percent of their income.
- $1,056 — Average monthly benefit from Social Security.
- 56% — Percentage of Social Security recipients who are women.
- 2017 — Year in which Social Security trust fund revenues are expected to stop growing.
- 51 million — Number of people who received some kind of Social Security benefit in 2008.