Calculate Your Prospective Child Benefits
How much would your family allowance increase, according Samfylkingin's proposals?
650,000 ISK. That's the amount that an average family in Iceland would receive from Samfylkingin’s Child Benefits Proposal, per annum. The goal is to increase support for families with children, in order to ensure that all children have the same opportunities, regardless of their economical situation.
Today, your benefits start being reducted at an income of 351,000 ISK per month for an individual. We will raise that to 600,000 ISK per person - thus a monthly income of 1,200,000 for couples. Calculate how your benefits will look like if Samfylkingin is in power:
Fill in the information about you and your family: Marital status, number of children and the household gross income per month (before tax and insurance is deducted).
Calculate Your Child Benefits
Child benefits per month:
Child benefits per year:
A Better Life for Parents and Children
Too many parents struggle to fulfill the basic needs of their children. One visit to a therapist or a lost outdoor jacket is all that is needed to offset the balance and put a dent in the budget. Additionally, many children don’t have the opportunity to pursue after school activities due to financial restrictions. 650,000 ISK. 650,000 ISK. That's the amount that an average family in Iceland would receive from Samfylkingin’s Child Benefits Proposal over the course of a year, ensuring that all children have equal opportunities.
Today, the average family with two children does not receive child benefits, as their income is above the total reduction cut. In all the other Nordic Countries, the same family would receive up to 50,000 ISK a month. Support has decreased to less than a half of what it was in 1990, calculated to GDP.
Here’s an example of how things would look like for an average family:
- A couple with two children and an average income would receive 54,000 ISK per month. That’s 650,000 ISK a year!
- A single parent with two children would receive 77,000 ISK per month. That’s 924,000 ISK a year!