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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 30.4.2017)

Number of applications
(1.4.2017 - 30.4.2017)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 236 189

3 011

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 474

 10

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

239 612

 1 777

Old Age Living Allowance

451 099

3 094

Guangdong Scheme

 14 488

 8

Disability Allowance

 143 075

  1 986

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

405

18

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

5 972

572

 

2.

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

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 144 755

 Permanent Disability

 17 401

 Ill Health

 24 026

 Single Parent

 26 727

 Low Earnings

 5 000

 Unemployment

 13 875

 Others

 4 405

 Total

 236 189

 

3.

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

 Type of payment

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 239 612

 Old Age Living Allowance

 451 099

 Guangdong Scheme

 14 488

  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 22 338

 Normal Disability Allowance

 120 737

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 143 075

  

 SSA Total

 848 274