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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 31.1.2015)

Number of applications
(1.4.2014 - 31.1.2015)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 252 480

33 280

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 841

 126

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

 214 611

 17 133

Old Age Living Allowance

 414 232

 32 999

Guangdong Scheme

 17 412

  2 215

Disability Allowance

 128 341

 21 319

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

 414

 211

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

7 269

 7 325

 

2.

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

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 149 169

 Permanent Disability

 18 251

 Ill Health

 24 908

 Single Parent

 29 392

 Low Earnings

 7 471

 Unemployment

 18 384

 Others

 4 905

 Total

 252 480

 

3.

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

 Type of payment

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 214 611

 Old Age Living Allowance

 414 232

 Guangdong Scheme

 17 412

  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 19 635

 Normal Disability Allowance

 108 706

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 128 341

  

 SSA Total

 774 596