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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 31.10.2014)

Number of applications
(1.4.2014 - 31.10.2014)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 254 773

23 804

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 876

 85

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

 195 677

 11 938

Old Age Living Allowance

 426 216

 22 283

Guangdong Scheme

 17 680

  2 101

Disability Allowance

 127 126

 15 031

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

 399

 133

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

7 282

 5 082

 

2.

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

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 149 470

 Permanent Disability

 18 282

 Ill Health

 25 007

 Single Parent

 29 774

 Low Earnings

 7 802

 Unemployment

 19 336

 Others

 5 102

 Total

 254 773

 

3.

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

 Type of payment

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 195 677

 Old Age Living Allowance

 426 216

 Guangdong Scheme

 17 680 

  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 19 689

 Normal Disability Allowance

 107 437

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 127 126

  

 SSA Total

 766 699