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- Statistics and Figures on Social Security

 

Statistics and Figures on Social Security

1.

Number of cases and applications by type of social security scheme

 Type of Scheme

Number of cases
(as at 30.4.2015)

Number of applications
(1.4.2015 - 30.4.2015)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 250 436

3340

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 791

 9

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

 215 053

 1305

Old Age Living Allowance

 418 474

 2 944

Guangdong Scheme

 17 014

  30

Disability Allowance

 129 350

 2 085

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

 409

 14

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

6 820

 706

 

2.

Number of CSSA cases by nature of case (April 2015)

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 148 262

 Permanent Disability

 18 216

 Ill Health

 24 739

 Single Parent

 29 317

 Low Earnings

 7 181

 Unemployment

 17 870

 Others

 4 851

 Total

 250 436

 

3.

Number of SSA cases by type of allowance (April 2015)

 Type of payment

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 215 053

 Old Age Living Allowance

 418 474

 Guangdong Scheme

 17 014

  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 19 775

 Normal Disability Allowance

 109 575

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 129 350

  

 SSA Total

 779 891