Each year the Government sets the amount of money you need to live on based on your circumstances; the amounts are used to work out how much benefit you may be able to get. The benefit rates card 2019 can be used to help work out the following benefits:

  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Housing Benefits
  • Jobseeker's Allowance
  • Tax Credits
  • Pension Credits

Download the benefit rates card


Since 22 February 2017, Universal Credit has replaced the following benefits in Southampton. This means, if you are of working age you cannot make a new claim for the benefits listed below:

Find out if you can still get Housing Benefit