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- Statistics and Figures on Social Security

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Statistics and Figures on Social Security

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Number of cases and applications by type of social security scheme

 

 Type of Scheme

Number of cases
(as at 31.8.2017)

Number of applications
(1.4.2017 - 31.8.2017)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 234 930

17 119

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 437

 52

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

241 771

11 705

Old Age Living Allowance

463 091

19 338

Guangdong Scheme

 15 427

1 316

Disability Allowance

 144 859

 11 957

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

417

110

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

6 264

3 547

 

   

2.

Number of CSSA cases by nature of case (August 2017)

 

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 144 504

 Permanent Disability

 17 262

 Ill Health

 23 903

 Single Parent

 26 586

 Low Earnings

 4 719

 Unemployment

 13 567

 Others

 4 389

 Total

 234 930

 

   

3.

Number of SSA cases by type of allowance (August 2017)

 

 Type of payment

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 241 771

 Old Age Living Allowance

 463 091

 Guangdong Scheme

 15 427

  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 22 659

 Normal Disability Allowance

 122 200

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 144 859

  

 SSA Total

 865 148

 

 

   
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