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Disability Benefit

from 30 December - see booklet SW9

 

Rate per week

Personal rate

�124.80

Increases:

 

Qualified Adult Allowance

�82.80

EACH Child Dependant

Full rate

*�16.80

Half-rate

*�8.40

Disability Benefit rates are graduated according to earnings as follows:

Average Weekly Earnings

Personal rate

Qualified Adult Allowance �

- Less than �44.44

�56.10

�53.70

- �44.44 and less than �63.49

�80.60

�53.70

- �63.49 and less than �88.88

�97.80

�53.70

- �88.88 or more

�124.80

�82.80

* An increase of �16.80 is payable for each child dependant if you are in receipt of a increase for a qualified adult. Where you do not qualify for an increase for a qualified adult, half-rate child dependant increases may be payable.

Invalidity Pension

from 2 January - see booklet SW44

 

Rate per week

Personal rate:

 

- Under age 65

�130.30

- Aged 65 or over

�157.30

Increases:

 

Qualified Adult Allowance �

 

- Under age 66

�93.00

- Aged 66 or over

�113.10

- EACH Child Dependant

Full rate

* �19.30

Half-rate

* �9.70

* An increase of �19.30 is payable for each child dependant if you are in receipt of a payment for a qualified adult. Where you do not qualify for an increase for a qualified adult, half rate child dependant increases may be payable.

 

Rate per week

- Living Alone Allowance

�7.70

- Extra allowance for people aged 80 or over

�6.40

- Allowance for people aged 66 or over, living on certain offshore islands

�12.70

- Allowance for people aged 66 or over, living on certain offshore islands (April 2003)

�12.70

A reduced rate increase may be payable if your spouse/partner has earnings/income of between �88.88 and �203.16 gross per week, see Appendix 1.

Disability Allowance

from 1 January - see booklet SW29

Where the weekly means as assessed by the Department are:

Rate per week

Up to �2.50

124.80

Over �2.50 and up to �5.00

122.30

Over �5.00 and up to �7.50

119.80

Over �7.50 and up to �10.00

117.30

Over �10.00 and up to �12.50

114.80

Over �12.50 and up to �15.00

112.30

Over �15.00 and up to �17.50

109.80

Over �17.50 and up to �20.00

107.30

Over �20.00 and up to �22.50

104.80

Over �22.50 and up to �25.00

102.30

Over �25.00 and up to �27.50

99.80

Over �27.50 and up to �30.00

97.30

Over �30.00 and up to �32.50

94.80

Over �32.50 and up to �35.00

92.30

Over �35.00 and up to �37.50

89.80

Over �37.50 and up to �40.00

87.30

Over �40.00 and up to �42.50

84.80

Over �42.50 and up to �45.00

82.30

Over �45.00 and up to �47.50

79.80

Over �47.50 and up to �50.00

77.30

Over �50.00 and up to �52.50

74.80

Over �52.50 and up to �55.00

72.30

Over �55.00 and up to �57.50

69.80

Over �57.50 and up to �60.00

67.30

Over �60.00 and up to �62.50

64.80

Over �62.50 and up to �65.00

62.30

Over �65.00 and up to �67.50

59.80

Over �67.50 and up to �70.00

57.30

Over �70.00 and up to �72.50

54.80

Over �72.50 and up to �75.00

52.30

Over �75.00 and up to �77.50

49.80

Over �77.50 and up to �80.00

47.30

Over �80.00 and up to �82.50

44.80

Over �82.50 and up to �85.00

42.30

Over �85.00 and up to �87.50

39.80

Over �87.50 and up to �90.00

37.30

Over �90.00 and up to �92.50

34.80

Over �92.50 and up to �95.00

32.30

Over �95.00 and up to �97.50

29.80

Over �97.50 and up to �100.00

27.30

Over �100.00 and up to �102.50

24.80

Over �102.50 and up to �105.00

22.30

Over �105.00 and up to �107.50

19.80

Over �107.50 and up to �110.00

17.30

Over �110.00 and up to �112.50

14.80

Over �112.50 and up to �115.00

12.30

Over �115.00 and up to �117.50

9.80

Over �117.50 and up to �120.00

7.30

Over �120.00 and up to �122.50

4.80

Over �122.50 and up to �125.00

2.30

Over �125.00

Nil

Increases:

- Qualified Adult Allowance

�82.80

- EACH Child Dependant

Full rate

* �16.80

Half rate

* �8.40

- Living Alone Allowance

�7.70

- Allowance for people living on certain offshore islands

�12.70

* An increase of �16.80 is payable for each child dependant if you are in receipt of an increase for a qualified adult. Where you do not qualify for an increase for a qualified adult, half-rate child dependant increases may be payable.

� A reduced rate increase may be payable if your spouse/partner has earnings/income of between �88.88 and �203.16 gross per week, see Appendix 1.

Blind Pension

from 3 January - see booklet SW76

Where the weekly means as assessed by the Department are:

Personal Rate

Increase per week for Qualified Adult where Claimant is:

Under Age 66
Rate per Week

66 or Over
Rate per Week

Under 66 

Over 66 

Up to �7.60

124.80

144.00

82.80*

82.20*

Over �7.60 and up to �10.10

122.30

141.50

81.10

81.40

Over �10.10 and up to �12.60

119.80

139.00

79.50

79.90

Over �12.60 and up to �15.10

117.30

136.50

77.80

78.50

Over �15.10 and up to �17.60

114.80

134.00

76.20

77.10

Over �17.60 and up to �20.10

112.30

131.50

74.50

75.60

Over �20.10 and up to �22.60

109.80

129.00

72.80

74.20

Over �22.60 and up to �25.10

107.30

126.50

71.20

72.70

Over �25.10 and up to �27.60

104.80

124.00

69.50

71.30

Over �27.60 and up to �30.10

102.30

121.50

67.90

69.90

Over �30.10 and up to �32.60

99.80

119.00

66.20

68.40

Over �32.60 and up to �35.10

97.30

116.50

64.50

67.00

Over �35.10 and up to �37.60

94.80

114.00

62.90

65.60

Over �37.60 and up to �40.10

92.30

111.50

61.20

64.10

Over �40.10 and up to �42.60

89.80

109.00

59.60

62.70

Over �42.60 and up to �45.10

87.30

106.50

57.90

61.20

Over �45.10 and up to �47.60

84.80

104.00

56.30

59.80

Over �47.60 and up to �50.10

82.30

101.50

54.60

58.40

Over �50.10 and up to �52.60

79.80

99.00

52.90

56.90

Over �52.60 and up to �55.10

77.30

96.50

51.30

55.50

Over �55.10 and up to �57.60

74.80

94.00

49.60

54.10

Over �57.60 and up to �60.10

72.30

91.50

48.00

52.60

Over �60.10 and up to �62.60

69.80

89.00

46.30

51.20

Over �62.60 and up to �65.10

67.30

86.50

44.60

49.70

Over �65.10 and up to �67.60

64.80

84.00

43.00

48.30

Over �67.60 and up to �70.10

62.30

81.50

41.30

46.90

Over �70.10 and up to �72.60

59.80

79.00

39.70

45.40

Over �72.60 and up to �75.10

57.30

76.50

38.00

44.00

Over �75.10 and up to �77.60

54.80

74.00

36.40

42.60

Over �77.60 and up to �80.10

52.30

71.50

35.20

41.10

Over �80.10 and up to �82.60

49.80

69.00

33.90

39.70

Over �82.60 and up to �85.10

47.30

66.50

32.60

38.20

Over �85.10 and up to �87.60

44.80

64.00

31.30

36.80

Over �87.60 and up to �90.10

42.30

61.50

28.10

35.40

Over �90.10 and up to �92.60

39.80

59.00

26.40

33.90

Over �92.60 and up to �95.10

37.30

56.50

24.70

32.50

Over �95.10 and up to �97.60

34.80

54.00

23.10

31.10

Over �97.60 and up to �100.10

32.30

51.50

21.40

29.60

Over �100.10 and up to �102.60

29.80

49.00

19.80

28.20

Over �102.60 and up to �105.10

27.30

46.50

18.10

26.70

Over �105.10 and up to �107.60

24.80

44.00

16.50

25.30

Over �107.60 and up to �110.10

22.30

41.50

14.80

23.90

Over �110.10 and up to �112.60

19.80

39.00

13.10

22.40

Over �112.60 and up to �115.10

17.30

36.50

11.50

21.00

Over �115.10 and up to �117.60

14.80

34.00

9.80

19.60

Over �117.60 and up to �120.10

12.30

31.50

8.20

18.10

Over �120.10 and up to �122.60

9.80

29.00

6.50

16.70

Over �122.60 and up to �125.10

7.30

26.50

4.80

15.20

Over �125.10 and up to �127.60

4.80

24.00

3.20

13.80

Over �127.60 and up to �130.10

Nil

21.50

Nil

12.40

Over �130.10 and up to �132.60

Nil

19.00

Nil

10.90

Over �132.60 and up to �135.10

Nil

16.50

Nil

9.50

Over �135.10 and up to �137.60

Nil

14.00

Nil

8.10

Over �137.60 and up to �140.10

Nil

11.50

Nil

6.60

Over �140.10 and up to �142.60

Nil

9.00

Nil

5.20

Over �142.60 and up to �145.10

Nil

6.50

Nil

3.70

Over �145.10 and up to �147.60

Nil

4.00

Nil

2.30

Over �147.60

Nil

Nil

Nil

Nil

Increases:

Rate per week

- Each Child Dependant

Full Rate

*�16.80

Half Rate

*�8.40

- Living Alone Allowance

�7.70

- For people aged 80 or Over

�6.40

- Allowance for people aged 66 or over living on certain offshore islands

�12.70

- Allowance for people aged 66 or over living on certain offshore islands (April 2003)

�12.70

* An increase of �16.80 is payable for each child dependant if you are in receipt of an increase for a qualified adult. Where you do not qualify for an increase for a qualified adult, half- rate child dependant increases may be payable.

Carer's Benefit

from 2 January - see booklet SW49

 

Where Carer is caring for:

 

ONE PERSON
Rate per week

MORE THAN ONE PERSON
Rate per week

PERSONAL RATE

�139.70

�209.60

Increases:

Rate per week

- EACH Child Dependant

Full Rate

*�16.80

*�16.80

Half Rate

**�8.40

**�8.40

Respite Care Grant

�735.00

�1,470.00

*   Payable if you are single, widowed or separated.
** Payable if you are living with your spouse/partner.

Carer's Allowance

from 2 January - see booklet SW41

 

Where the Carer is caring for:

Where the weekly means as assessed by the Department are:

One Person

More than One Person

Rate per week

Rate per week

Up to �7.60

129.60

194.40

Over �7.60 and up to �10.10

127.10

191.90

Over �10.10 and up to �12.60

124.60

189.40

Over �12.60 and up to �15.10

122.10

186.90

Over �15.10 and up to �17.60

119.60

184.40

Over �17.60 and up to �20.10

117.10

181.90

Over �20.10 and up to �22.60

114.60

179.40

Over �22.60 and up to �25.10

112.10

176.90

Over �25.10 and up to �27.60

109.60

174.40

Over �27.60 and up to �30.10

107.10

171.90

Over �30.10 and up to �32.60

104.60

169.40

Over �32.60 and up to �35.10

102.10

166.90

Over �35.10 and up to �37.60

99.60

164.40

Over �37.60 and up to �40.10

97.10

161.90

Over �40.10 and up to �42.60

94.60

159.40

Over �42.60 and up to �45.10

92.10

156.90

Over �45.10 and up to �47.60

89.60

154.40

Over �47.60 and up to �50.10

87.10

151.90

Over �50.10 and up to �52.60

84.60

149.40

Over �52.60 and up to �55.10

82.10

146.90

Over �55.10 and up to �57.60

79.60

144.40

Over �57.60 and up to �60.10

77.10

141.90

Over �60.10 and up to �62.60

74.60

139.40

Over �62.60 and up to �65.10

72.10

136.90

Over �65.10 and up to �67.60

69.60

134.40

Over �67.60 and up to �70.10

67.10

131.90

Over �70.10 and up to �72.60

64.60

129.40

Over �72.60 and up to �75.10

62.10

126.90

Over �75.10 and up to �77.60

59.60

124.40

Over �77.60 and up to �80.10

57.10

121.90

Over �80.10 and up to �82.60

54.60

119.40

Over �82.60 and up to �85.10

52.10

116.90

Over �85.10 and up to �87.60

49.60

114.40

Over �87.60 and up to �90.10

47.10

111.90

Over �90.10 and up to �92.60

44.60

109.40

Over �92.60 and up to �95.10

42.10

106.90

Over �95.10 and up to �97.60

39.60

104.40

Over �97.60 and up to �100.10

37.10

101.90

Over �100.10 and up to �102.60

34.60

99.40

Over �102.60 and up to �105.10

32.10

96.90

Over �105.10 and up to �107.60

29.60

94.40

Over �107.60 and up to �110.10

27.10

91.90

Over �110.10 and up to �112.60

24.60

89.40

Over �112.60 and up to �115.10

22.10

86.90

Over �115.10 and up to �117.60

19.60

84.40

Over �117.60 and up to �120.10

17.10

81.90

Over �120.10 and up to �122.60

14.60

79.40

Over �122.60 and up to �125.10

12.10

76.90

Over �125.10 and up to �127.60

9.60

74.40

Over �127.60 and up to �130.10

7.10

71.90

Over �130.10 and up to �132.60

4.60

69.40

Over �132.60 and up to �135.10

2.10

66.90

Over �135.10 and up to �137.60

Nil

64.40

Over �137.60 and up to �140.10

Nil

61.90

Over �140.10 and up to �142.60

Nil

59.40

Over �142.60 and up to �145.10

Nil

56.90

Over �145.10 and up to �147.60

Nil

54.40

Over �147.60 and up to �150.10

Nil

51.90

Increases:

Rate per week

Rate per week

- For Carers Aged 66 or Over

�18.20

�27.30

- EACH Child Dependant

*Full Rate

�16.80

�16.80

**Half Rate

�8.40

�8.40

- Allowance for people aged 66 or over living on certain offshore islands

�12.70

�12.70

Respite Care Grant

�735.00

�1,470.00

*   Payable if you are single, widowed, or separated.

** Payable if you are living with your spouse/partner.

Injury Benefit

from 30 December - see booklet SW30

Unemployabilty Supplement

from 30 December - see booklet SW31

 

Rate per week

Personal rate

�124.80

Increases:

- Qualified Adult Allowance

�82.80

- EACH Child Dependant

Full rate

* �16.80

Half-rate

* �8.40

UNEMPLOYABILITY SUPPLEMENT ONLY
Living Alone Allowance


�7.70

Allowance for people under age 66, living on certain offshore islands (April 2003)

 �12.70

* An increase of �16.80 is payable for each child dependant if you are in receipt of an increase for a qualified adult. Where you do not qualify for an increase for a qualified adult, half rate child dependant increases may be payable.

A reduced rate increase may be payable if your spouse/partner has earnings/income of between �88.88 and �203.16 gross per week, see Appendix 1.

Disablement Benefit

from 3 January - see booklet SW31

Over 90% Disablement

Maximum Personal Pension

�155.90 per week

20% to 90% Disablement

Reduced Pension

 - 90%

�140.30

 - 80%

�124.70

 - 70%

�109.10

 - 60%

�93.50

 - 50%

�78.00

 - 40%

�62.40

 - 30%

�46.80

 - 20%

�31.20

Up to 19% Disablement

A lump sum may be payable up to a maximum of

�10,910

Medical Care Scheme

see leaflet SW34

This Scheme covers the cost of certain medical care expenses incurred as a result of an occupational accident or disease. However, these expenses must not already have been met by the Health Board or by way of Treatment Benefit from the Department of Social and Family Affairs.

Constant Attendance Allowance

from 3 January - see booklet SW31

 

Rate per week

Allowance

�139.70

Death Benefits (Survivors Benefits)

from 3 January - see booklet SW32

 

Rate per week

Pension for a widow or widower under 66

�153.60

Pension for a widow or widower aged 66 or over

�161.70

Increases:

- EACH Child Dependant

�21.60

Living Alone Allowance for people aged 66 or over

�7.70

Allowance for people aged 66 or over living on certain offshore islands

�12.70

Orphan's Pension

�99.90

Funeral Grant (Lump Sum)

�635


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