Benefit Rates England 2017/18

Basic State Retirement Pension

Attendance Allowance Age 65 and over

Higher Rate
Lower Rate

Single
Non Contributory

£122.30
£73.30

£83.10
£55.65

New State Pension

Full Rate

£159.55

Carers Allowance

£62.70

Pension Credit

Standard Amount
Couple Standard Amount
Single Savings Credit Threshold
Single Savings Credit Maximum
Couples Savings Credit Threshold
Couples Savings Credit Maximum
Severe Disability Premium

£159.35
£243.25
£137.35
£13.20
£218.42
£14.90
£62.45

Capital Allowances (disregarded for Pension Credit)

Living at home
Living in a care home

£10,000
£10,000

Disability Living Allowance (DLA)

Care Component
High  £83.10                   Middle  £55.65                 Low  £22.00

 

Mobility Component
High  £58.00                  Low  £22.00

NHS Funded Nursing Care

England (paid by NHS)
those currently on high band

 

Wales (paid by individual local health boards)

 

Scotland (paid by Scottish Executive)
Personal Care
Nursing Care

 

Northern Ireland 
(paid by Health & Social Services Board)

£155.05
£213.32

 

£148.01


 

£171.00
£78.00


 

£100.00

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) under 65’s

Daily Living Component
Enhanced    £83.10                              Standard   £55.65

 

Mobility Component
Enhanced    £58.00                             Standard   £22.00

Local Authority Thresholds Contribution Rate £1 per £250 (excluding Wales)

England


Upper Limit        

Lower Limit
Personal Allowance

 

Wales


Single Limit     
Personal Allowance

 

Scotland


Upper Limit        

Lower Limit
Personal Allowance

 

Northern Ireland


Upper Limit      

Lower Limit
Personal Allowance

£23,250

£14,250

£24.90

 

 

 

£30,000

£27.50

 

 

 

£26,250

£16,250

£25.80

 

 

 

£23,250  

£14,250

£24.90