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CSSA caseload for March 2024
     The overall Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) caseload in March showed a drop of 457 cases, representing a decrease of 0.2 per cent compared with that of February, according to the latest CSSA caseload statistics released by the Social Welfare Department today (April 18).

     The total CSSA caseload at the end of March stood at 199 205 (see attached table), with a total of 271 440 recipients.

     Analysed by case nature, low-earnings cases registered a month-to-month decrease of 1.0 per cent to 1 530 cases. Unemployment cases decreased by 0.6 per cent to 16 943 cases. Single parent cases were down by 0.5 per cent to 20 192 cases. Both old age cases and permanent disability cases dropped by 0.2 per cent to 111 633 cases and 17 104 cases respectively.

     Ill-health cases remained steady at 27 855 cases.
Ends/Thursday, April 18, 2024
Issued at HKT 17:00
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