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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 30.11.2014)

Number of applications
(1.4.2014 - 30.11.2014)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 253 825

26 867

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 857

 93

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

 204 169

 13 658

Old Age Living Allowance

 420 494

 25 978

Guangdong Scheme

 17 568

  2 139

Disability Allowance

 127 556

 17 103

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

 400

 157

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

7 238

 5 772

 

2.

Number of CSSA cases by nature of case (November 2014)

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 149 270

 Permanent Disability

 18 263

 Ill Health

 25 011

 Single Parent

 29 612

 Low Earnings

 7 653

 Unemployment

 19 002

 Others

 5 014

 Total

 253 825

 

3.

Number of SSA cases by type of allowance (November 2014)

 Type of payment

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 204 169

 Old Age Living Allowance

 420 494

 Guangdong Scheme

 17 568 

  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 19 634

 Normal Disability Allowance

 107 922

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 127 556

  

 SSA Total

 769 787