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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 31.7.2016)

Number of applications
(1.4.2016 - 31.7.2016)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 240 654

14 079

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 562

 42

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

227 738

 7 348

Old Age Living Allowance

435 904

11 768

Guangdong Scheme

 15 447

 101

Disability Allowance

 137 921

  9 392

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

 373

 77

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

6 483

3 025

 

2.

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

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 145 158

 Permanent Disability

 17 693

 Ill Health

 24 338

 Single Parent

 27 950

 Low Earnings

 5 686

 Unemployment

 15 219

 Others

 4 610

 Total

 240 654

 

3.

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

 Type of payment

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 227 738

 Old Age Living Allowance

 435 904

 Guangdong Scheme

 15 447

  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 21 320

 Normal Disability Allowance

 116 601

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 137 921

  

 SSA Total

 817 010