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CSSA caseload for June 2023
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     The overall Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) caseload in June showed a drop of 478 cases, representing a decrease of 0.2 per cent compared with that of May, according to the latest CSSA caseload statistics released by the Social Welfare Department today (July 18).

     The total CSSA caseload at the end of June stood at 204 146 (see attached table), with a total of 283 130 recipients.

     Analysed by case nature, low-earnings cases registered a month-to-month decrease of 1.1 per cent to 1 761 cases. Single parent cases decreased by 0.4 per cent to 21 714 cases. Old age cases dropped by 0.3 per cent to 114 206 cases. Unemployment cases declined by 0.2 per cent to 17 756 cases.
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     Ill-health cases registered an increase of 0.1 per cent to 27 489 cases. Permanent disability cases remained unchanged at 17 249 cases.
 
Ends/Tuesday, July 18, 2023
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