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Number of ComCare Long Term Assistance Cases

Number of ComCare Long Term Assistance (Public Assistance) Cases by Category

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Active Cases 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Aged Destitute 2,445 2,473 2,482 2,589 2,617 2,709 2,882
Medically Unfit for Work 164 192 206 203 190 215 279
Abadoned/Distressed Wives and Orphans 23 24 24 21 16 14 12
Disabled Persons Under 60 255 229 215 220 224 226 248
Widows with Children Under 12 3 2 2 1 0 0 0
Total 2,890 2,920 2,929 3,034 3,047 3,164 3,421

Notes: The number of cases refers to the number of active cases receiving assistance under the scheme as at 31 December of the year.

Source: Ministry of Social and Family Development

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Last Reviewed On Tue, Dec 20, 2016

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