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Benefit rates 2020-21

  • 14/02/2020
  • Author:Liam.Evans@turn2us.org.uk

A list of the benefit and pension rates for 2020/21

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As the financial year comes to an end, the proposed updated rates for benefit payments for 2020/2021 have been released.

The following benefit rates may not contain all extra elements, premiums and components. Additionally, some means-tested benefits are subject to other variables such as income and capital.

Use the Benefits Calculator to find out what you are entitled to.

Rates are on a weekly bass unless otherwise shown.

Attendance Allowance

  • Higher rate - £89.15
  • Lower rate - £59.70

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 - £67.25
  • *Extra additions are available for some existing claimants

Disability Living Allowance

  • Care component highest - £89.15
  • Mobility component highest - £62.25

Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) (contributory)

  • Personal allowance over 25 - £74.35
  • *Extra premiums are available for Income-related ESA

Incapacity Benefit

  • Long term - £114.15
  • *Extra increases are available

Income Support

  • Single over 25 - £74.35
  • *Extra premiums are available

Jobseeker’s Allowance

  • Over 25 - £74.35
  • *Extra premiums are available

Pension Credit

  • Standard single - £173.75
  • Standard couple - £265.20
  • *Additional amounts are available

Personal Independence Payment

  • Max enhanced (living and mobility components) - £151.40

State Pension

  • New state pension - £175.20
  • Old state pension Category A or B - £134.25
  • *Additional amounts are available

Statutory Maternity/Paternity Pay

  • Standard rate - £151.20

Statutory Sick Pay

  • Standard rate - £95.85

Universal Credit

  • (rates are monthly)
  • Single over 25 - £323.22
  • Couple over 25 - £507.37
  • Child element - £235.83
  • Work allowance (higher) - £512
  • Work allowance (lower) - £292
  • *Additional amounts are available

Widowed Parent’s Allowance

  • Widowed Parent's Allowance - £121.95

Use the Benefits Calculator to find out what you are entitled to.

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