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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 31.5.2015)

Number of applications
(1.5.2015 - 31.5.2015)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 249 344

3 093

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 779

 17

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

 215 360

 1 300

Old Age Living Allowance

 418 888

 2 529

Guangdong Scheme

 16 904

  18

Disability Allowance

 129 739

 2 082

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

 394

 14

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

6 632

 619

 

2.

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

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 147 718

 Permanent Disability

 18 165

 Ill Health

 24 663

 Single Parent

 29 265

 Low Earnings

 7 078

 Unemployment

 17 618

 Others

 4 837

 Total

 249 344

 

3.

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

 Type of payment

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 215 360

 Old Age Living Allowance

 418 888

 Guangdong Scheme

 16 904

  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 19 833

 Normal Disability Allowance

 109 906

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 129 739

  

 SSA Total

 780 891