Benefits rates and income/savings thresholds

6. Retirement

New state pension

Full rate is £164.35 weekly.

Old state pension

Basic pension £125.95.

Pension credit

Standard minimum guarantee

Single person £163.00 weekly

Couple £248.80 weekly

Additional amount for severe disability is £64.30 weekly per qualifying person.

Additional amount for carers is £36.00 weekly.

Savings credit (maximum payable)

Single person £13.40 weekly

Couple £14.99 weekly