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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 31.5.2022)

Number of applications
(1.4.2022-31.5.2022)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

213 542

6 068

Portable CSSA Scheme

815

2

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

314 191

5 782

Higher Old Age Living Allowance

589 380

7 540


Normal Old Age Living Allowance
 
50 824 1 737
Guangdong Scheme

19 520

239


Fujian Scheme
 
1 957 15
Disability Allowance

164 515

4 542

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

491

28

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

7 515

1 667

   

2.

Number of CSSA cases by nature of case (May 2022)

 

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

120 795

 Permanent Disability

17 415

 Ill Health

26 897

 Single Parent

23 510

 Low Earnings

2 101

 Unemployment

18 778

 Others

4 046

 Total

213 542

   

3.

Number of SSA cases by type of allowance (May 2022)

 

 Type of allowance

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

314 191

   
 Higher Old Age Living Allowance

589 380

 
 Normal Old Age Living Allowance
 
50 824
 
Sub-total for Old Age Living Allowance
 
640 204
   
 Guangdong Scheme

19 520

 
 Fujian Scheme
 
1 957
  
 Higher Disability Allowance

18 752

 Normal Disability Allowance

145 763

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

164 515

  

 Total

1 140 387