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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 31.7.2021)

Number of applications
(1.4.2021-31.7.2021)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

220 935

12 519

Portable CSSA Scheme

916

11

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

297 591

11 011

Higher Old Age Living Allowance

566 104

14 690


Normal Old Age Living Allowance
 
49 214 2 781
Guangdong Scheme

19 238

438


Fujian Scheme
 
1 951 30
Disability Allowance

161 463

10 693

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

506

64

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

7 322

3 583

   

2.

Number of CSSA cases by nature of case (July 2021)

 

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

126 298

 Permanent Disability

17 499

 Ill Health

26 615

 Single Parent

24 821

 Low Earnings

2 313

 Unemployment

19 356

 Others

4 033

 Total

220 935

   

3.

Number of SSA cases by type of allowance (July 2021)

 

 Type of allowance

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

297 591

   
 Higher Old Age Living Allowance

566 104

 
 Normal Old Age Living Allowance
 
49 214
 
Sub-total for Old Age Living Allowance
 
615 318
   
 Guangdong Scheme

19 238

 
 Fujian Scheme
 
1 951
  
 Higher Disability Allowance

18 462

 Normal Disability Allowance

143 001

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

161 463

  

 Total

1 095 561