The maximum amount of Jobseeker’s Allowance you can claim depends on a number of factors including; your age, income and savings. The easiest way to find how much Jobseeker’s Allowance you can claim is to use the JSA benefits calculator. The benefits calculator will also help you find out how your other benefits will be affected.

The maximum Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) you can claim is detailed in the table below:

AgeJSA weekly amount
18 to 24up to £57.90
25 or overup to £73.10
Couples (both aged over 18)up to £114.85

How will I get paid Jobseeker’s Allowance?

JSA payments are usually made every two weeks and paid into your bank account, building society account or credit union account.