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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 30.6.2016)

Number of applications
(1.4.2016- 30.6.2016)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 241 136

10 686

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 589

 36

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

226 509

 5 211

Old Age Living Allowance

434 912

 8 782

Guangdong Scheme

 15 550

 75

Disability Allowance

 137 350

  7 009

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

 383

 67

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

6 368

2 313

 

2.

Number of CSSA cases by nature of case (June 2016)

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 145 392

 Permanent Disability

 17 725

 Ill Health

 24 340

 Single Parent

 27 956

 Low Earnings

 5 783

 Unemployment

 15 351

 Others

 4 589

 Total

 241 136

 

3.

Number of SSA cases by type of allowance (June 2016)

 Type of payment

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 226 509

 Old Age Living Allowance

 434 912

 Guangdong Scheme

 15 550

  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 21 178

 Normal Disability Allowance

 116 172

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 137 350

  

 SSA Total

 814 321