Define: ESA Rates

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Definition: ESA Rates


Quick Summary of ESA Rates


Employment and Support Allowance is money for people who have limited capability for work because of their sickness or disability but do not get Statutory Sick Pay.




What is the dictionary definition of ESA Rates?

Dictionary Definition


Employment and Support Allowance is money for people who have limited capability for work because of their sickness or disability but do not get Statutory Sick Pay.

There are two types:

  • income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • contributory Employment and Support Allowance

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Full Definition of ESA Rates


The amount of income-related Employment and Support Allowance you can get depends on lots of things, such as:

  • how old you are
  • whether you live alone or with a partner
  • whether you are caring for someone
  • how much income you (and your partner) have
  • how much your (and your partner’s) savings are over £6,000
  • whether you have a mortgage
  • whether you have had the Work Capability Assessment yet
  • if you have had the Work Capability Assessment, whether you are in the work-related activity group or the support group
  • when your claim started
Disability Living Allowance

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ESA Rates FAQ's


How much do you get for ESA?

Before the Work Capability Assessment, the amount you get is a personal allowance based on your age: Under 25: £57.90 per week. 25 and over: £73.10 per week.


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This glossary post was last updated: 14th February 2019.