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Social Assistance: Heads of Households on ComCare Long Term Assistance

Social Assistance: Heads of Households on ComCare Long Term Assistance

Heads of Households on ComCare Long Term Assistance*

* Also known as Public Assistance scheme, the ComCare Long Term Assistance scheme provides long term assistance to non-work capable Singaporeans with little or no family support for basic living needs. 

Download: Social Assistance: Heads of Households on ComCare Long Term Assistance (Excel) 

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Female 999 1,061 1,063 1,107 1,182
Male 1,930 1,973 1,984 2,057 2,239
Total 2,929 3,034 3,047 3,164 3,421
Female in % 34.1% 35.0% 34.9% 35.0% 34.6%
Male in % 65.9% 65.0% 65.1% 65.0% 65.4%
Total in % 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

Heads of Households on ComCare Long Term Assistance*

Note: Figures refer to active cases as at 31 December of the year (Based on the Oldest Beneficiary of the Household)

Source: ComCare and Social Support Division, Ministry of Social and Family Development

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