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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 30.6.2014)

Number of applications
(1.4.2014 - 30.6.2014)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 257 214

10 286

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 932

 40

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

 192 496

 4 619

Old Age Living Allowance

 418 592

 8 122

Guangdong Scheme

 16 788

  890

Disability Allowance

 124 750

 6 085

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

 415

 52

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

7 344

 2 043

 

2.

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

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 150 020

 Permanent Disability

 18 382

 Ill Health

 25 126

 Single Parent

 30 192

 Low Earnings

 8 281

 Unemployment

 19 891

 Others

 5 322

 Total

 257 214

 

3.

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

 Type of payment

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 192 496

 Old Age Living Allowance

 418 592

 Guangdong Scheme

 16 788 

  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 19 328

 Normal Disability Allowance

 105 422

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 124 750

  

 SSA Total

 752 626