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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 31.12.2016)

Number of applications
(1.4.2016 - 31.12.2016)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 237 056

30 695

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 517

 94

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

236 260

 20 279

Old Age Living Allowance

442 932

28 178

Guangdong Scheme

 14 928

 235

Disability Allowance

 141 142

  21 493

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

400

 185

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

5 968

6 659

 

2.

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

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 144 336

 Permanent Disability

 17 602

 Ill Health

 24 184

 Single Parent

 26 985

 Low Earnings

 5 230

 Unemployment

 14 340

 Others

 4 379

 Total

 237 056

 

3.

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

 Type of payment

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 236 260

 Old Age Living Allowance

 442 932

 Guangdong Scheme

 14 928

  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 22 017

 Normal Disability Allowance

 119 125

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 141 142

  

 SSA Total

 835 262