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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 31.12.2014)

Number of applications
(1.4.2014 - 31.12.2014)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 253 054

30 010

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 845

 109

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

 213 997

 15 410

Old Age Living Allowance

 412 291

 29 619

Guangdong Scheme

 17 501

  2 183

Disability Allowance

 127 894

 19 165

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

 415

 196

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

7 209

 6 532

 

2.

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

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 149 149

 Permanent Disability

 18 225

 Ill Health

 24 973

 Single Parent

 29 529

 Low Earnings

 7 584

 Unemployment

 18 650

 Others

 4 944

 Total

 253 054

 

3.

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

 Type of payment

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 213 997

 Old Age Living Allowance

 412 291

 Guangdong Scheme

 17 501 

  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 19 637

 Normal Disability Allowance

 108 257

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 127 894

  

 SSA Total

 771 683