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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 31.7.2014)

Number of applications
(1.4.2014 - 31.7.2014)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 256 878

13 848

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 917

 53

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

 192 966

 6 310

Old Age Living Allowance

 420 266

 11 348

Guangdong Scheme

 17 026

  1 196

Disability Allowance

 125 223

 8 224

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

 414

 72

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

7 395

 2 841

 

2.

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

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 149 879

 Permanent Disability

 18 396

 Ill Health

 25 144

 Single Parent

 30 296

 Low Earnings

 8 204

 Unemployment

 19 706

 Others

 5 253

 Total

 256 878

 

3.

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

 Type of payment

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 192 966

 Old Age Living Allowance

 420 266

 Guangdong Scheme

 17 026 

  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 19 421

 Normal Disability Allowance

 105 802

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 125 223

  

 SSA Total

 755 481