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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 30.11.2016)

Number of applications
(1.4.2016 - 30.11.2016)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 237 658

27 753

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 522

 85

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

234 548

 17 828

Old Age Living Allowance

441 687

25 184

Guangdong Scheme

 15 034

 202

Disability Allowance

 140 627

  19 262

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

408

 167

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

6 210

5 922

 

2.

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

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 144 499

 Permanent Disability

 17 586

 Ill Health

 24 302

 Single Parent

 27 149

 Low Earnings

 5 299

 Unemployment

 14 448

 Others

 4 375

 Total

 237 658

 

3.

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

 Type of payment

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 234 548

 Old Age Living Allowance

 441 687

 Guangdong Scheme

 15 034

  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 21 939

 Normal Disability Allowance

 118 688

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 140 627

  

 SSA Total

 831 896