To those who are ill or disabled and are not able to work, Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) is provided to offer financial support. ESA are also mean to provide personalised help so that they can work if they are able to.
Am I Eligible to Get ESA Benefits?
You can apply for help if you’re employed, self-employed or unemployed.
How much ESA will I Get from April 2019 to 2020 ?
If you’re eligible below is the list of current ESA rates for year 2019/20 that you can claim. You can also see the changes in ESA benefits from 2018/19 to 2019/20.
Employment Support Allowance Weekly Rates
|2018 to 2019||2019 to 2020|
|25 or over||73.1||73.1|
|18 or over||73.1||73.1|
|Both under 18||57.9||57.9|
|Both under 18 with child||87.5||87.5|
|Both under 18 (main phase)||73.1||73.1|
|Both under 18 with child (main phase)||114.85||114.85|
|0ne 18 or over, one under 18 (certain conditions apply)||114.85||114.85|
|Both over 18||114.85||114.85|
|Claimant under 25, partner under 18||57.9||57.9|
|Claimant 25 or over, partner under 18||73.1||73.1|
|Claimant (main phase), partner under 18||73.1||73.1|
|Couple (lower rate)||64.3||65.85|
|Couple (higher rate)||128.6||131.7|
|Single with WRAC||60.85||65.1|
|Single with support component||52.25||55.6|
|Single with no component||89.9||94.15|
|Couple with WRAC||104.9||111.35|
|Couple with support component||96.3||101.85|
|Couple with no component||133.95||140.4|