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Options for Changing the Retirement System for Federal Civilian Workers

Categories: Govt Finance,Govt Personnel,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics

https://www.cbo.gov/system/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/reports/53003-federalretirement.pdf

Analyzes the impact of retirement benefits on the federal budget and on the recruitment/retention of employees.  Also assesses the short-term and long-term effects of potential changes to those benefits.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2016

Categories: Disability,Elderly,Govt Finance,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

https://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_sc/2016/oasdi_sc16.pdf

Basic program data on the number and type of beneficiaries and the amount of benefits paid in each state and county.  From the Social Security Administration

 

The 2017 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Federal Disability Insurance Trust Funds

Categories: Disability,Govt Finance,Headlines,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

https://www.ssa.gov/oact/tr/2017/tr2017.pdf

Annual report on the actuarial status and financial operations of the Social Security and Disability insurance funds. The trustees expect total income including interest to exceed program expenses only through 2021 and reserves for the combined funds would become depleted by 2034.  From the Social Security Administration

 

Earnings and Employment Data for Workers Covered Under Social Security and Medicare, by State and County, 2014

Categories: Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Medicare/Medicaid,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics

https://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/eedata_sc/2014/index.html

Annual report which presents employment and earnings data by sex and age for people in employment covered by Social Security and Medicare.  From the Social Security Administration

 

Employed Workers Leaving the Labor Force: An Analysis of Recent Trends

Categories: Business/Economics,Labor/Employment,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics

https://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2017/article/employed-workers-leaving-the-labor-force-an-analysis-of-recent-trends.htm

Examines declines in the labor force participation rate in a recent three year period and the reasons for these departures.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Annual Statistical Supplement 2016 [Social Security]

https://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/supplement/2016/index.html

Annual statistical data book with more than 240 statistical tables on Social Security and the Supplemental Security Income programs.  Also includes data on related social insurance and welfare programs.  From the Social Security Administration

 

Emma and Noah Remain Social Security’s Most Popular Baby Names for 2016

Categories: Births/Deaths,Retirement/Social Security

https://www.ssa.gov/news/press/releases/#/post/5-2017-1

Provides top ten most popular male and female names for babies born in the U.S. during 2016.  The only new name in either list was Elijah, number nine on the male list.  Also discusses the effect of popular culture on names selected for newborns.  From the Social Security Administration

Congressional Statistics 2016 [Social Security]

Categories: Govt Finance,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

https://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/factsheets/cong_stats/2016/index.html

Provides information on Social Security and the Supplemental Security Income program for each state including number of beneficiaries by type, and total monthly benefits. From the Social Security Administration

 

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