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Table: B19066. Aggregate Supplemental Security Income (Ssi) In The Past 12 Months (In Inflation-Adjusted Dollars) For Households [1]
Universe: Households
Table Details
B19066. Aggregate Supplemental Security Income (Ssi) In The Past 12 Months (In Inflation-Adjusted Dollars) For Households
Universe: Households
Relevant Documentation:
Aggregate Income
Aggregate income is the sum of all incomes for a particular universe. Aggregate income is subject to rounding, which means that all cells in a matrix are rounded to the nearest hundred dollars. (For more information, see "Aggregate" under "Derived Measures.")

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a nationwide U.S. assistance program administered by the Social Security Administration that guarantees a minimum level of income for needy aged, blind, or disabled individuals. The Puerto Rico Community Survey questionnaire asks about the receipt of SSI; however, SSI is not a federally-administered program in Puerto Rico. Therefore, it is probably not being interpreted by most respondents in the same manner as SSI in the United States. The only way a resident of Puerto Rico could have appropriately reported SSI would have been if they lived in the United States at any time during the past 12-month reference period and received SSI.