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Attendance allowance | Bereavement benefits | Carer's allowance | Child benefit and guardian's allowance | Child Disability PaymentDisability living allowance | Employment and support allowance | Housing benefit | Incapacity benefit | Income support | Industrial injuries benefits | Jobseeker's allowance | Maternity allowance | Pension credit | Personal independence payment | Scottish child paymentSevere disablement allowance | State pension | Statutory payments | Tax credits | Universal credit

Attendance allowance

2020/21 2021/22
    Weekly Weekly
Lower rate   59.70 60.00
Higher rate   89.15 89.60
       

Bereavement benefits

2020/21 2021/22
Bereavement support payment Monthly Monthly
Standard rate   100.00 100.00
Higher rate   350.00 350.00
       
Lump sum   One-off One-off
Standard rate   2,500.00 2,500.00
Higher rate   3,500.00 3,500.00
       
Widowed parent's allowance Weekly Weekly
Standard rate   121.95 122.55
Child dependant Only / eldest child 8.00 8.00
  Other children 11.35 11.35
       

Carer’s allowance

2020/21 2021/22
    Weekly Weekly
Standard rate   67.25 67.60
Child dependant Only / eldest child 8.00 8.00
  Other children 11.35 11.35
    Six-monthly Six-monthly
Supplement (Scotland only)   230.10 231.40
       

Child benefit and guardian's allowance

2020/21 2021/22
  Weekly Weekly
Child benefit Only / eldest child 21.05 21.15
  Other children 13.95 14.00
Guardian’s allowance   17.90 18.00
       

Child disability payment

2020/21 2021/22
(Scotland only)   Weekly Weekly
Care component Lowest N/A 23.70
  Middle N/A 60.00
  Highest N/A 89.60
Mobility component Lower N/A 23.70
  Higher N/A 62.55
       

Disability living allowance

2020/21 2021/22
    Weekly Weekly
Care component Lowest 23.60 23.70
  Middle 59.70 60.00
  Highest 89.15 89.60
Mobility component Lower 23.60 23.70
  Higher 62.25 62.55
       

Employment and support allowance

2020/21 2021/22
Personal allowances   Weekly Weekly
Single Under 25 58.90 59.20
  25 or over / entitled to main phase ESA 74.35 74.70
Lone parent Under 18 58.90 59.20
  18 or over 74.35 74.70
Couple Both under 18 58.90 59.20
  Both under 18 with child 89.00 89.45
  Both under 18 (main phase) 74.35 74.70
  Both under 18 (main phase) with child 116.80 117.40
  One 18 or over, one under 18 (certain conditions apply) 116.80 117.40
  Both over 18 116.80 117.40
  Claimant under 25, partner under 18 58.90 59.20
  Claimant 25 or over, partner under 18 74.35 74.70
  Claimant (main phase), partner under 18 74.35 74.70
Components      
Work-related activity component   29.55 29.70
Support component   39.20 39.40
Premiums      
Carer   37.50 37.70
Enhanced disability Single person / lone parent 17.10 17.20
  Couple 24.50 24.60
Severe disability One qualifies 66.95 67.30
  Two qualify 133.90 134.60
Pensioner  Couple (reduced where claimant entitled to ESA component) 148.40 152.90
       

Housing benefit

2020/21 2021/22
Personal allowances   Weekly Weekly
Single Under 25 58.90 59.20
  25 or over / entitled to main phase ESA 74.35 74.70
  Of pension age before 1 April 2021 187.75 191.15
  Of pension age on or after 1 April 2021 N/a 177.10
Lone parent Under 18 58.90 59.20
  18 or over - entitled to main phase ESA 74.35 74.70
  Of pension age 187.75 191.15
Couple Couple both under 18 89.00 89.45
  Couple one or both 18 or over / claimant entitled to main phase ESA 116.80 117.40
  Couple one or both of pension age before 1 April 2021 280.85 286.05
  Couple both of pension age on or after 1 April 2021 N/a 270.30
Premiums      
Carer   37.50 37.70
Disability Single 34.95 35.10
  Couple 49.80 50.05
Enhanced disability Single  person / lone parent 17.10 17.20
  Couple 24.50 24.60
Severe disability One qualifies 66.95 67.30
  Two qualify 133.90 134.60
Components      
Work-related activity component   29.55 29.70
Support component   39.20 39.40
Children      
Personal allowance   68.27 68.60
Family Ordinary rate 17.60 17.65
  Lone parent rate 22.20 22.20
Disabled child premium   65.52 65.94
Enhanced disability premium   26.60 26.67
       

Incapacity benefit

2020/21 2021/22
    Weekly Weekly
Long term   114.15 114.70
Age addition Higher rate 12.10 12.15
  Lower rate 6.70 6.75
Adult dependant   66.30 66.65
Child dependant Only / eldest child 8.00 8.00
  Other children 11.35 11.35
       

Income support

2020/21 2021/22
Personal allowances   Weekly Weekly
Single Under 25 58.90 59.20
  25 or over 74.35 74.70
Lone parent Under 18 58.90 59.20
  18 or over 74.35 74.70
Couple Both under 18 58.90 59.20
  Both under 18 - higher rate 89.00 89.45
  One under 18, one under 25 58.90 59.20
  One under 18, one 25 or over 74.35 74.70
  Both 18 or over 116.80 117.40
Premiums      
Carer   37.50 37.70
Disability Single 34.95 35.10
  Couple 49.80 50.05
Enhanced disability Single  person / lone parent 17.10 17.20
  Couple 24.50 24.60
Severe disability One qualifies 66.95 67.30
  Two qualify 133.90 134.60
Pensioner Couple 148.40 152.90
Children      
(Pre 4 April 2004 claims with no child tax credit)    
Personal allowance   68.27 68.60
Family premium   17.60 17.65
Disabled child premium   65.52 65.94
Enhanced disability premium   26.60 26.67
       

Industrial injuries benefits

2020/21 2021/22
    Weekly Weekly
Industrial injuries disablement benefit   36.40 to 182.00 36.58 to 182.90
Constant attendance allowance   36.40 to 145.60 36.60 to 146.40
Exceptionally severe disablement allowance   72.80 73.20
Reduced earnings allowance   up to 72.80 up to 73.16
Retirement allowance   up to 18.20 up to 18.29
       

Jobseeker’s allowance

2020/21 2021/22
Personal allowances   Weekly Weekly
Single Under 25 58.90 59.20
  25 or over 74.35 74.70
Lone parent Under 18 58.90 59.20
  18 or over 74.35 74.40
Couple Both under 18 58.90 59.20
  Both under 18 - higher rate 89.00 89.45
  One under 18, one under 25 58.90 59.20
  One under 18, one 25 and over 74.35 74.70
  Both 18 or over 116.80 117.40
Premiums      
Carer   37.50 37.70
Disability Single 34.95 35.10
  Couple 49.80 50.05
Enhanced disability Single  person / lone parent 17.10 17.20
  Couple 24.50 24.60
Severe disability One qualifies 66.95 67.30
  Two qualify 133.90 134.60
Pensioner Couple 148.40 152.90
Children      
(Pre 4 April 2004 claims with no child tax credit)    
Personal allowance   68.27 68.60
Family premium   17.60 17.65
Disabled child premium   65.52 65.94
Enhanced disability premium   26.60 26.67
       

Maternity allowance

2020/21 2021/22
    Weekly Weekly
Standard rate   151.20 151.97
       

Pension credit

2020/21 2021/22
Minimum guarantee   Weekly Weekly
Single   173.75 177.10
Couple   265.20 270.30
Severe disability One qualifies 66.95 67.30
  Two qualify 133.90 134.60
Carer   37.50 37.70
Children Only / eldest child born before 6 April 2017 64.82 65.10
  Other children 54.32 54.60
Disabled child Lower rate 29.52 29.66
  Higher rate 92.12 92.54
Savings credit      
Threshold Single 150.47 153.70
  Couple 239.17 244.12
Maximum Single 13.97 14.04
  Couple 15.62 15.71
       

Personal independence payment

2020/21 2021/22
    Weekly Weekly
Daily living Standard rate 59.70 60.00
  Enhanced rate 89.15 89.60
Mobility Standard rate 23.60 23.70
  Enhanced rate 62.25 62.55
       

Scottish child payment

2020/21 2021/22
    Weekly Weekly
Standard rate   10.00 10.00
       

Severe disablement allowance

2020/21 2021/22
    Weekly Weekly
Standard rate   80.85 81.25
Age addition Higher rate 12.10 12.15
  Middle / lower rate 6.70 6.75
Adult dependant   39.75 39.95
Child dependant Only / eldest child 8.00 8.00
  Other children 11.35 11.35
       

State pension

2020/21 2021/22
    Weekly Weekly
New state pension   175.20 179.60
Retirement pension Category A 134.25 137.60
  Category B late spouse’s or civil
partner’s NI
134.25 137.60
  Category B spouse’s or civil
partner’s NI
80.45 82.45
  Category D non-contributory,
aged 80 or over
80.45 82.45
       
  Age addition, aged 80 or over 0.25 0.25
  Child dependant, with
Category A and B - only / eldest child
8.00 8.00
  Other children 11.35 11.35
       

Statutory payments

2020/21 2021/22
    Weekly Weekly
Statutory adoption pay   151.20 151.97
Statutory maternity pay   151.20 151.97
Statutory parental bereavement pay   151.20 151.97
Statutory paternity pay   151.20 151.97
Statutory shared parental pay   151.20 151.97
Statutory sick pay   95.85 96.35
       

Tax credits

2020/21 2021/22
Working tax credit   Annual Annual
Basic element   3,040.00 2,005.00
Couple/lone parent   2,045.00 2,060.00
30 hours   825.00 830.00
Disabled worker   3,220.00 3,240.00
Severe disability   1,390.00 1,400.00
       
    Weekly Weekly
Childcare 70 per cent of costs per week for one child up to a limit of total costs of 175.00 175.00
  70 per cent of costs per week for two or more children up to a limit of total costs of 300.00 300.00
       
Child tax credit   Annual Annual
Family   545.00 545.00
Child   2,830.00 2,845.00
Disabled child   3,415.00 3,435.00
Severely disabled child   4,800.00 4,825.00
       
Thresholds   Annual Annual
Working tax credit   6,530.00 6,565.00
Child tax credit only   16,385.00 16,480.00
       

Universal credit

2020/21 2021/22
Standard allowances   Monthly Monthly
Single Under 25 342.72 257.33
  25 or over 409.89 324.84
Couple Both under 25 488.59 403.93
  One or both 25 or over 594.04 509.91
Elements      
Only / eldest child born before 6 April 2017 281.25 282.50
Other children   235.83 237.08
Disabled child Lower rate 128.25 128.89
  Higher rate 400.29 402.41
Limited capability for work   128.25 128.89
Limited capability for work and work-related activity   341.92 343.63
Carer   162.92 163.73
Childcare costs  Up to 85 per cent of costs with an upper limit per month for one child of 646.35 646.35
  and an upper limit per month for two or more children of 1,108.04 1,108.04
Work allowances      
Higher work allowance   512.00 515.00
Lower work allowance   292.00 293.00