January 2013 Universal Credit Amounts

10/01/2013
Below are the amounts for Universal Credit per month

Single Claimant aged under 25                                             £246.81

 

Single Claimant aged 25 or over                                          £311.55

 

Joint Claimants both aged under 25                                     £387.42

 

Joint Claimants where either is aged 25 or over                     £489.06

 

First Child or Qualifying Young Person                                  £272.08

 

Second and each subsequent Child/Young Person           £226.67


Additional Amount for a Disabled Child or Qualifying Young Person

Lower Rate                                                                        £123.62

Higher Rate                                                                       £352.92

 

Limited Capability for Work                                              £123.62

 

Limited Capability for Work & Work-Related Activity    £303.66

 

Carer Element                                                                    £144.70

 

Childcare Costs

Maximum Amount for 1 Child                                         £532.29

Maximum Amount for 2 or more Children                   £912.50

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