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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 31.1.2016)

Number of applications
(1.4.2015 - 31.1.2016)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 243 477

31 791

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 662

 113

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

223 207

 16 833

Old Age Living Allowance

430 243

 32 062

Guangdong Scheme

 16 094

 293

Disability Allowance

 134 885

 22 911

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

 372

 173

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

6 098

7 106

 

2.

Number of CSSA cases by nature of case (January 2016)

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 146 008

 Permanent Disability

 17 850

 Ill Health

 24 460

 Single Parent

 28 292

 Low Earnings

 6 256

 Unemployment

 16 061

 Others

 4 550

 Total

 243 477

 

3.

Number of SSA cases by type of allowance (January 2016)

 Type of payment

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 223 207

 Old Age Living Allowance

 430 243

 Guangdong Scheme

 16 094

  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 20 653

 Normal Disability Allowance

 114 232

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 134 885

  

 SSA Total

 804 429