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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 31.5.2016)

Number of applications
(1.4.2016- 31.5.2016)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 241 848

7 253

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 611

 24

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

225 521

 3 287

Old Age Living Allowance

433 991

 5 735

Guangdong Scheme

 15 645

 50

Disability Allowance

 136 785

 4 659

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

 371

 40

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

6 419

1 519

 

2.

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

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 145 743

 Permanent Disability

 17 766

 Ill Health

 24 390

 Single Parent

 27 995

 Low Earnings

 5 874

 Unemployment

 15 485

 Others

 4 595

 Total

 241 848

 

3.

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

 Type of payment

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 225 521

 Old Age Living Allowance

 433 991

 Guangdong Scheme

 15 645

  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 21 103

 Normal Disability Allowance

 115 682

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 136 785

  

 SSA Total

 811 942