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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 28.2.2017)

Number of applications
(1.4.2016 - 28.2.2017)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 236 681

37 047

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 496

 109

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

238 904

 25 312

Old Age Living Allowance

446 771

35 116

Guangdong Scheme

 14 742

 283

Disability Allowance

 142 084

  25 913

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

403

 218

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

5 940

8 033

 

2.

Number of CSSA cases by nature of case (February 2017)

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 144 666

 Permanent Disability

 17 481

 Ill Health

 24 112

 Single Parent

 26 804

 Low Earnings

 5 149

 Unemployment

 14 089

 Others

 4 380

 Total

 236 681

 

3.

Number of SSA cases by type of allowance (February 2017)

 Type of payment

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 238 904

 Old Age Living Allowance

 446 771

 Guangdong Scheme

 14 742

  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 22 203

 Normal Disability Allowance

 119 881

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 142 084

  

 SSA Total

 842 501