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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 31.5.2014)

Number of applications
(1.4.2014 - 31.5.2014)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 257 995

 6 901

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 948

 28

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

 192 127

 3 092

Old Age Living Allowance

 417 609

 5 308

Guangdong Scheme

 16 697

  641

Disability Allowance

 124 433

 4 061

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

 424

 36

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

7 431

 1 330

 

2.

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

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 150 518

 Permanent Disability

 18 373

 Ill Health

 25 056

 Single Parent

 30 108

 Low Earnings

 8 405

 Unemployment

 20 099

 Others

 5 436

 Total

 257 995

 

3.

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

 Type of payment

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 192 127

 Old Age Living Allowance

 417 609

 Guangdong Scheme

 16 697 

  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 19 313

 Normal Disability Allowance

 105 120

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 124 433

  

 SSA Total

 750 866