11,004,507: Disability Beneficiaries Top 11 Million for First Time

The total number of disability beneficiaries in the United States topped 11 million for the first time last month, increasing from 10,996,447 in April to a record 11,004,507 in May, according to new data released by the Social Security Administration.

Americans on Disability Tops 11,000,000 for First Time

The number of Americans receiving disability benefits continues to exceed the population of Greece, Tunisia and Portugal and is drawing closer to Cuba, whose population of 11,047,251 (as reported by the CIA) is just 42,477 more than the 11,004,507 Americans receiving disability benefits.