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Rates are on a weekly bass unless otherwise shown.

Attendance Allowance

  • Higher rate - 85.60
  • Lower rate - 57.30

Bereavement Benefit

  • Lump sum - 2,000
  • Widowed parent’s allowance - 117.10
  • Bereavement allowance (age-related) - 35.13-108.90

Bereavement Support Payment

  • Standard lump sum - 2,500
  • Standard rate monthly - 100
  • Higher lump sum - 3,500
  • Higher rate monthly - 350

Carer’s Allowance

  • Standard - 64.60
  • *Extra components are available

Disability Living Allowance

  • Care component highest - 85.60
  • Care component middle - 57.30
  • Care component lowest - 22.65
  • Mobility component higher - 59.75
  • Mobility component lower - 22.65
  • *Disregards are available

Employment and Support Allowance (contributory)

  • Personal allowance under 25 - 57.90
  • Personal allowance over 25 - 73.10
  • Component: work-related - 29.05
  • Component: support - 37.65
  • *Extra premiums are available

Housing Benefit

  • Single under 25 - 57.90
  • Single over 25 - 73.10
  • Couple under 18 - 87.50
  • Couple over 18 - 114.85
  • *Extra premiums are available

Incapacity Benefit

  • Long term - 109.60
  • Short term lower (under pension age) - 82.65
  • Short term higher (under pension age) - 97.85
  • Short term lower (over pension age) - 105.15
  • Short term higher (over pension age) - 109.60
  • *Extra increases are available

Income Support

  • Single under 25 - 57.90
  • Single over 25 - 73.10
  • Couple under 18 - 57.90
  • Couple over 18 - 114.85
  • *Extra premiums are available

Jobseeker’s Allowance

  • Under 25 - 57.90
  • Over 25 - 73.10
  • *Extra premiums are available

Maternity Allowance

  • Standard - 145.18

Pension Credit

  • Standard single - 163.00
  • Standard couple - 248.80
  • *Additional amounts are available

Personal Independence Payment

  • Daily living component: enhanced - 85.60
  • Daily living component: standard - 57.30
  • Mobility component: enhanced - 59.75
  • Mobility component: standard - 22.65

Severe Disablement Allowance

  • Basic rate - 77.65
  • *Additional amounts are available

State Pension

  • New state pension - 164.35
  • Old state pension Category A - 125.95
  • Old state pension Category B, C or D - 75.50
  • *Additional amounts are available

Statutory Maternity/ Paternity Pay

  • Earnings threshold - 116.00
  • Standard rate - 145.18

Statutory Sick Pay

  • Earnings threshold - 116.00
  • Standard rate - 92.05

Universal Credit

  • Single under 25 - 251.77
  • Single over 25 - 317.82
  • Couple under 25 - 395.20
  • Couple over 25 - 498.89
  • *Additional amounts are available

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