If there’s one way to spell out the severity of a situation, it’s with the right numbers.
Statistics bring large concepts into awareness, and that makes them highly useful when understanding a massive program like Social Security.
These Social Security stats from Andrew Lisa show us just how important the program is, plus other information that’s interesting and even surprising.
For example, about 90 percent of older Americans rely on it. Not surprised? What about if we told you that over 60 percent of beneficiaries are not retirees?
Check out the full list for more eye-opening stats, and tell us which ones surprised you the most. Be sure to bookmark the Council for Retirement Security for more content like this.