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Source: US Congressional Budget Office

CBO’s latest long-term projections for Social Security are summarized in The 2020 Long-Term Budget Outlook. This data file provides additional information about those projections. It follows the format CBO used in 2016 when it published such information in a separate report, Long-Term Projections for Social Security: Additional Information.

The analysis was prepared by Xinzhe Cheng, Daniel Crown, Kyoung Mook Lim, Nathaniel Milhous, and Charles Pineles-Mark, with guidance from Molly Dahl and Julie Topoleski. Xinzhe Cheng and Jordan Trinh prepared the data file.