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Parents Maintenance under Maintenance of Parents Act

Download: Maintenance of Elderly statistics as at Jan 2017

Age and Gender of Elderly Applicants as at 31/12/2016

Age/Sex Male Female Total
Below 60 years 58 43 101
60-65 230 199 429
66-70 274 198 472
71-75 303 197 500
76-80 170 168 338
81-85 110 142 252
86 and above 59 132 191
Total 1204 1079 2283

 

Living Arrangements of Elderly Applicants

Year  Living alone Living with spouse and child(ren) Living with spouse Living with child(ren) Living with relative/friend Living in institution Other Total
June 1996 - Dec 1996 18 103     11 19 1 152
1997 26 91     3 18 0 138
1998 23 90
  6 15 0 134
1999 20 85     9 13 0 127
2000 14 57     6 25 0 102
2001 22 78     5 14 1 120
2002 25 59     6 11 2 103
2003 17 55     9 7 0 88
2004 14 56     18 16 1 105
2005 14 44     23 18 0 99
2006 20 36     8 15 0 79
2007 29 8 19 21 19 13 0 109
2008 24 14 15 37 20 17 0 127
2009 43 16 21 61 39 16 1 199
2010 47 28 12 45 33 12 6 183
2011 24 11 18 23 22 12 0 110
2012 24 11 12 25 9 3 0 84
2013 15 10 9 10 12 6 1 63
2014 11 3 11 18 7 5 0 55
2015  12  2 11   0 36 
 2016  15  8  13 10  13   2 70 
Total 457 865 134 261 285 266 15 2283

* Wef 2007 Living with spouse and children was further divided into living with spouse and children, living with spouse and living with children

Number of new Applications for Maintenance and Applications for Variation

Year No. of Applications for Maintenance No. Applied for Variation
Jun-Dec 1996 152 8
1997 138 48
1998 134 75
1999 127 80
2000 102 75
2001 120 58
2002 103 101
2003 88 98
2004 105 72
2005 99 55
2006 79 38
2007 109 51
2008 127 39
2009 199 44
2010 183 66
2011 110 57
2012 84 47
2013 63 38
2014 55 40
2015 36 39
2016 70  27 
Total 2283 1144

 

Outcome of Applications for Maintenance

Year Orders Made No Order Dismissed Withdrawn Abated Total
June 1996 -
Dec 1996
119 3 22 4 4 152
1997 110 4 19 1 4 138
1998 103 4 22 1 4 134
1999 103 3 15 0 6 127
2000 80 4 11 5 2 102
2001 88 9 12 8 3 120
2002 71 5 15 10 2 103
2003 60 5 11 8 4 88
2004 75 8 14 8 0 105
2005 77 4 10 7 1 99
2006 54 4 16 5 0 79
2007 73 8 13 14 1 109
2008 88 2 16 20 1 127
2009 153 4 17 22 3 199
2010 131 9 14 25 4 183
2011 69 6 28 6 1 110
2012 57 6 11 8 2 84
2013 38 5 10 9 1 63
2014 36 3 8 6 2 55
2015 22 1  6 7  0  36
 2016   45  5  11 5 0 66*
Total 1585 96 284 167 45 2279

*Note: As at January 2017, cases still pending outcome  

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Last Reviewed On Mon, Feb 20, 2017

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