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 rate card 2017 can be used to help work out the following benefits:

  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Housing Benefits
  • Jobseekers Allowance
  • Tax Credits
  • Pension Credits

Download the benefit rates card


From 22 February 2017, Universal Credit has replaced the following benefits in Southampton. This means, if you are of working age you will no longer be able to make a new claim for the benefits listed below:

Find out if you can still get Housing Benefit.