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What portion of the Social Security program's outlays are consumed by federal administrative costs?

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In 2013, the administrative costs of the Social Security program were $6,166,000,000. This was equal to 0.74% of all Social Security outlays for the year or enough to pay 397,089 retired workers the average annual old-age benefit of $15,528 for 2014.

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