The History of Social Security

In: Graphic Design (bad) History Politics US Economy

16 Aug 2010

Roll over the timeline to see how funding, eligibility, and benefits have changed over the last 75 years. However, I think AP got the beneficiaries numbers completely wrong – the 2009 total is more like 52 million (source).


Correct graph:


1 Response to The History of Social Security



August 16th, 2010 at 12:18 pm

I’m guessing the AP graph is showing number of new beneficiaries, rather than total number of living beneficiaries.

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