In Fiscal Year 2010, there were 1,256 Social Security Judges nationwide. Each one averaged 200 or more decisions. Of these Judges, there were 259 Judges, about 20%, with an allowance decision rate higher than 80%. The average allowance decision rate in Fiscal Year 2010 was 67%.
In Fiscal Year 2011, there were 1,359 Social Security Judges, who again averaged about 200 decisions each. Of these Judges, there there were 181 Judges, about 13.3%, with an allowance rate higher than 80%. The average allowance decision rate in Fiscal Year 2011 was 62%.
The source of these statistics is the Office of the Inspector General, Congressional Response Report, (March 2012).
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