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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 30.9.2014)

Number of applications
(1.4.2014 - 30.9.2014)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 255 535

20 454

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 890

 78

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

 194 662

 9 958

Old Age Living Allowance

 424 472

 18 463

Guangdong Scheme

 17 773

  2 038

Disability Allowance

 126 443

 12 713

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

 391

 106

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

7 114

 4 264

 

2.

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

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 149 555

 Permanent Disability

 18 311

 Ill Health

 25 136

 Single Parent

 29 993

 Low Earnings

 8 023

 Unemployment

 19 386

 Others

 5 131

 Total

 255 535

 

3.

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

 Type of payment

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 194 662

 Old Age Living Allowance

 424 472

 Guangdong Scheme

 17 773 

  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 19 632

 Normal Disability Allowance

 106 811

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 126 443

  

 SSA Total

 763 350