Date
17 August 2017

China social security card holders top 500 mln, Xinhua says

The number of China’s social security card holders has reached 509 million at the end of November, Xinhua news agency reported late Thursday, citing data from the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security. The government expects to gradually integrate multiple functions into the card to be able to provide better public services to beneficiaries. The social security card system, established in 1999, so far covers 30 provinces across the country, it said.

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