Rates of income support benefit


The rate of income support benefit is determined according to your age and family composition (single, couple and child).
The amounts shown in the tables below are maximum benefit amounts. Whether you have additional income or a car, benefit rate is modified in accordance with the income.

Benefit rate as of Jan 01, 2021.

You can easily assess the amount of your income based benefit by means of the Income Support Benefit Calculator

Benefit rate for those between 20 and 24 years of age

Composition of family

Benefit Rate for those reporting to Employment Service

Benefit rate for those exempt from reporting to Employment Service

Amount of work income allowed and still being eligible for the benefit (provided it is the only income)

Individual

NIS 1,409

NIS 1,761

NIS 3,044

Couple

NIS 1,937

NIS 2,421

NIS 4,198

Couple + 1 child

NIS 2,641

NIS 2,641

NIS 4,652

Couple + 2 or more children

NIS 2,949

NIS 2,949

NIS 5,457

Single parent  + 1 child

NIS 2,949

NIS 2,949

NIS 7,304

Single parent  + 2 or more children

NIS 3,434

NIS 3,434

NIS 8,112


Benefit rate for those between 25 and 54 years of age

Composition of family

Benefit rate

Amount of work income allowed and still being eligible for the benefit (provided it is the only income)

Individual

NIS 1,761

NIS 3,044

Couple

NIS 2,421

NIS 4,198

Couple + 1 child

NIS 2,641

NIS 4,652

Couple + 2 or more children

NIS 2,949

NIS 5,457

Single parent  + 1 child

NIS 2,949

NIS 7,304

Single parent  + 2 or more children

NIS 3,434

NIS 8,112

Individuals aged between 25 to 54 who received the benefit in December 2002 and have ever since without interruption - are entitled to a different benefit rate, for more information, click here.

Benefit rate for those between 55 and retirement age

Composition of family

Amount of benefit

Amount of work income allowed and still being eligible for the benefit (provided it is the only income)

Individual

NIS 2,201

NIS 4,009

Couple

NIS 3,302

NIS 5,750

Couple + 1 child

NIS 3,830

NIS 6,383

Couple + 2 or more children

NIS 4,358

NIS 7,158

Single parent  + 1 child

NIS 3,600

NIS 8,828

Single parent  + 2 or more children

NIS 4,480

NIS 10,295

Deductions from benefit amount

The following amounts are deducted from income support benefit:

  • Health insurance contributions - if you are not working, health insurance contributions will be deducted from the benefit at the minimum rate of NIS 104 .
  • When the recipient's spouse is hospitalized and his maintenance expenses are covered by the State Treasury, the Jewish Agency or the local authority - an amount of NIS 660 is deducted from the benefit.
  • Those whose spouse is not an Israeli resident - an amount of NIS 660 is deducted from the benefit.