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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 28.2.2015)

Number of applications
(1.4.2014 - 28.2.2015)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 251 404

35 716

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 831

 138

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

 214 916

 18 524

Old Age Living Allowance

 415 276

 35 861

Guangdong Scheme

 17 281

  2 236

Disability Allowance

 128 611

 23 102

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

 409

 225

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

6 964

 7 888

 

2.

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

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 148 811

 Permanent Disability

 18 232

 Ill Health

 24 723

 Single Parent

 29 218

 Low Earnings

 7 416

 Unemployment

 18 131

 Others

 4 873

 Total

 251 404

 

3.

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

 Type of payment

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 214 916

 Old Age Living Allowance

 415 276

 Guangdong Scheme

 17 281

  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 19 692

 Normal Disability Allowance

 108 919

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 128 611

  

 SSA Total

 776 084