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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 31.3.2015)

Number of applications
(1.4.2014 - 31.3.2015)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 251 099

39 623

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 810

 150

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

 215 078

 20 245

Old Age Living Allowance

 417 593

 39 961

Guangdong Scheme

 17 145

  2 265

Disability Allowance

 129 125

 25 455

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

 413

 247

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

6 858

 8 644

 

2.

Number of CSSA cases by nature of case (March 2015)

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 148 664

 Permanent Disability

 18 221

 Ill Health

 24 754

 Single Parent

 29 284

 Low Earnings

 7 302

 Unemployment

 18 021

 Others

 4 853

 Total

 251 099

 

3.

Number of SSA cases by type of allowance (March 2015)

 Type of payment

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 215 078

 Old Age Living Allowance

 417 593

 Guangdong Scheme

 17 145

  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 19 746

 Normal Disability Allowance

 109 379

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 129 125

  

 SSA Total

 778 941