Respondent Supplemental Security Income

The Supplemental Security Income data set contains information on the SSI benefits for eligible HRS respondents and their (eligible) deceased spouses. Information is available for 4,200 respondents, covering the period January 1974 through March 2022.

Product Details

Product Type
Social Security Administration (SSA) Data
Entry Cohort Info
Updated Through
HRS 2020 Wave
Latest Release
March 2024
Documentation and Links

Geographic information in HRS public release data sets is recoded to Census Division categories. Files derived from SSA administrative data may merged with these data sets, but may not be merged with any data containing geographic identifiers at a level of detail below Census Division. In addition, data sets derived from SSA administrative data may not be merged with any other restricted data set(s) without the explicit written permission of the Health and Retirement Study.