Personal allowances

Under state pension age

Claimant Allowance
single claimant aged 16 to 24 £59.20
single claimant aged 25 or over £74.70
lone parent aged under 18 £59.20
lone parent aged 18 or over £74.70
couple where both are under 18 £89.45
couple where one or both are over 18 £117.40
each child - from birth to the September following their 16th birthday (allowance can only be claimed for two children) £68.60
each child - from September following their 16th birthday until classed as a non-dependant (allowance can only be claimed for two children) £68.60

State pension age and above

Claimant Allowance
single claimant - over state pension age but under 65 £177.10
single claimant - aged 65 or over £191.15
lone parent - over state pension age but under 65 £177.10
lone parent - aged 65 or over £191.15
couple - where one or both are over state pension age but under 65 £270.30
couple - where one or both are over 65 £286.05
each child - from birth to the September following their 16th birthday (you can only claim allowance for two children) £68.60
each child - from September following their 16th birthday until classed as a non-dependant £68.60