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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 31.3.2016)

Number of applications
(1.4.2015 - 31.3.2016)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 242 903

38 376

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 635

 132

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

224 463

 20 326

Old Age Living Allowance

432 862

 38 134

Guangdong Scheme

 15 885

 334

Disability Allowance

 135 699

 27 069

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

 370

 202

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

6 242

8 524

 

2.

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

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 146 135

 Permanent Disability

 17 797

 Ill Health

 24 417

 Single Parent

 28 099

 Low Earnings

 6 065

 Unemployment

 15 852

 Others

 4 538

 Total

 242 903

 

3.

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

 Type of payment

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 224 463

 Old Age Living Allowance

 432 862

 Guangdong Scheme

 15 885

  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 20 817

 Normal Disability Allowance

 114 882

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 135 699

  

 SSA Total

 808 909