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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 30.4.2016)

Number of applications
(1.4.2016- 30.4.2016)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 242 308

3 547

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 628

 14

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

224 777

 1 568

Old Age Living Allowance

433 492

 2 742

Guangdong Scheme

 15 743

 19

Disability Allowance

 136 249

 2 237

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

 376

 15

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

6 238

740

 

2.

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

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 145 912

 Permanent Disability

 17 786

 Ill Health

 24 385

 Single Parent

 28 073

 Low Earnings

 5 950

 Unemployment

 15 657

 Others

 4 545

 Total

 242 308

 

3.

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

 Type of payment

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 224 777

 Old Age Living Allowance

 433 492

 Guangdong Scheme

 15 743

  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 20 956

 Normal Disability Allowance

 115 293

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 136 249

  

 SSA Total

 810 261