Average direct cash benefits per retired household in the UK 2017/18, by source

Average direct benefits in cash received per retired household in the United Kingdom in 2017/18, by source (in GBP)

by Daniel Clark, last edited Mar 7, 2019
Average direct cash benefits per retired household in the UK 2017/18, by source This statistic displays the average direct benefits in cash per retired household in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017/18, by benefit source. Retired households in the UK, on average received 9,720 British pounds from state pensions; this was the largest income source per retired household in this year. The lowest income received in direct cash benefits was from jobseeker's allowance (income based) at 0 British pounds and from widow's benefits at 1 British pound.
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Average direct benefits in cash received per retired household in the United Kingdom in 2017/18, by source (in GBP)

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Decile groupDirect benfits in cash in GBP
State pension9,720
Housing benefit601
Disability living allowance365
Pension credit244
Attendance allowance226
Other cash benefits**217
Personal independence payment136
Carer's allowance80
Employment and support allowance36
Income support30
War pensions/war widows' pensions24
Industrial injury disablement benefit24
Severe disablement allowance16
Child benefit12
Tax credits3*7
Student support6
Jobseeker's allowance (contribution based)4
Widows' benefits1
Jobseeker's allowance (income based)0
Incapacity benefit***-
Decile groupDirect benfits in cash in GBP
State pension9,720
Housing benefit601
Disability living allowance365
Pension credit244
Attendance allowance226
Other cash benefits**217
Personal independence payment136
Carer's allowance80
Employment and support allowance36
Income support30
War pensions/war widows' pensions24
Industrial injury disablement benefit24
Severe disablement allowance16
Child benefit12
Tax credits3*7
Student support6
Jobseeker's allowance (contribution based)4
Widows' benefits1
Jobseeker's allowance (income based)0
Incapacity benefit***-
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by Daniel Clark, last edited Mar 7, 2019
This statistic displays the average direct benefits in cash per retired household in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017/18, by benefit source. Retired households in the UK, on average received 9,720 British pounds from state pensions; this was the largest income source per retired household in this year. The lowest income received in direct cash benefits was from jobseeker's allowance (income based) at 0 British pounds and from widow's benefits at 1 British pound.
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