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Social Security Benefits


Weekly Benefit 2013-14 2012-13
Basic retirement pension - single person £110.15 £107.45
Basic retirement pension - married couple £176.15 £171.85
Statutory pay rates - average weekly earning £95 or over
Statutory sick pay £86.70 £85.85
Statutory maternity pay - first six weeks 90% of weekly earnings
Statutory maternity pay - next 33 weeks £136.78* £135.45*
Statutory paternity pay - 2 weeks £136.78* £135.45*
Statutory adoption pay - 39 weeks £136.78* £135.45*
Jobseekers allowance - single person (over 25) £71.70 £71.00
Jobseekers allowance - married couple £112.55 £111.45


* Or 90% of weekly earnings if this is lower