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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 31.10.2016)

Number of applications
(1.4.2016 - 31.10.2016)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 238 836

24 433

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 533

 71

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

232 882

 15 103

Old Age Living Allowance

440 452

21 806

Guangdong Scheme

 15 153

 170

Disability Allowance

 140 028

  16 769

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

404

 148

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

6 300

5 142

 

2.

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

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 144 883

 Permanent Disability

 17 645

 Ill Health

 24 320

 Single Parent

 27 326

 Low Earnings

 5 400

 Unemployment

 14 825

 Others

 4 437

 Total

 238 836

 

3.

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

 Type of payment

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 232 882

 Old Age Living Allowance

 440 452

 Guangdong Scheme

 15 153

  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 21 767

 Normal Disability Allowance

 118 261

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 140 028

  

 SSA Total

 828 515