Retirement benefits: rates and thresholds
People affected by dementia may be entitled to retirement benefits. Find out about the current rates and thresholds here.
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This page provides details of benefits rates and savings thresholds from April 2020 to March 2021.
New state pension
Full rate: £175.20 weekly
If you don’t have sufficient contributions you may be entitled to a reduced amount.
Old state pension
Basic pension: £134.25
Standard minimum guarantee
Your current income will be compared to the relevant amount below. If your income is less than this amount, guarantee credit tops you up to that amount.
Single person: £173.75 weekly
Couple: £265.20 weekly
Additional amount for severe disability: £66.95 weekly for a single person, or for a couple if one partner qualifies. It is £133.90 for a couple if both partners qualify.
Additional amount for carers: £37.50 weekly
Savings credit (maximum payable)
Single person: £13.97 weekly
Couple: £15.62 weekly