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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 31.1.2021)

Number of applications
(1.4.2020 - 31.1.2021)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

225 072

45 333

Portable CSSA Scheme

1 002

8

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

288 461

30 541

Higher Old Age Living Allowance

550 672

36 627


Normal Old Age Living Allowance
 
49 856 8 724
Guangdong Scheme

19 283

1 577


Fujian Scheme
 
1 948 137
Disability Allowance

158 133

25 692

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

522

197

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

7 968

8 519

   

2.

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

 

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

130 310

 Permanent Disability

17 435

 Ill Health

26 186

 Single Parent

24 790

 Low Earnings

2 491

 Unemployment

19 766

 Others

4 094

 Total

225 072

   

3.

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

 

 Type of allowance

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

288 461

   
 Higher Old Age Living Allowance

550 672

 
 Normal Old Age Living Allowance
 
49 856
 
Sub-total for Old Age Living Allowance
 
600 528
   
 Guangdong Scheme

19 283

 
 Fujian Scheme
 
1 948
  
 Higher Disability Allowance

18 171

 Normal Disability Allowance

139 962

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

158 133

  

 Total

1 068 353