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2022 Social Security Quick Fact Sheets

This set of fact sheets spotlights the importance of Social Security, highlighting the different categories of beneficiaries, their average benefit levels, and the importance of these benefits as a vital source of retirement income and poverty alleviation. Data are also provided outlining Social Security's impact on state economies. Older versions of these fact sheets from 2014, 2012, 2008, and 2005 are also available. 

Fact Sheet: United States (PDF)

Suggested Citation:

Eskovitz, Joel, and Jim Palmieri. 2022 Social Security Quick Fact Sheets. Washington, DC: AARP Public Policy Institute, June 2022.

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