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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 31.8.2019)

Number of applications
(1.4.2019 - 31.8.2019)

Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme

 222 086

15 439

Portable CSSA Scheme

 1 171

41

Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme Old Age Allowance

258 385

13 725

Higher Old Age Living Allowance

502 136

16 428


Normal Old Age Living Allowance
 
             49 979                     3 488
Guangdong Scheme

 15 890

126


Fujian Scheme
 
              1 615                       22
Disability Allowance

149 801

 12 990

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme

422

77

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme

6 586

3 710

   

2.

Number of CSSA cases by nature of case (August 2019)

 

 Nature of case

 Number of cases

 Old Age

 138 501

 Permanent Disability

 16 733

 Ill Health

 23 442

 Single Parent

 24 159

 Low Earnings

 3 216

 Unemployment

 11 919

 Others

 4 116

 Total

 222 086

   

3.

Number of SSA cases by type of allowance (August 2019)

 

 Type of allowance

 Number of cases

 Old Age Allowance

 258 385

   
 Higher Old Age Living Allowance

 502 136

 
 Normal Old Age Living Allowance
 
           49 979
 
Sub-total for Old Age Living Allowance
 
          552 115
   
 Guangdong Scheme

 15 890

 
 Fujian Scheme
 
            1 615
  
 Higher Disability Allowance

 17 219

 Normal Disability Allowance

 132 582

 Sub-total for Disability Allowance

 149 801

  

 Total

977 806