The French Social Security System Family benefits rates

Rates from April 1st 2022 to March 31 2023(1)
Benefit type Monthly amounts BMAF%(2) Means- tested Subject to the CRDS
Family benefits(3)
- for 2 children  € 135.13 32 % no yes
- for 3 children  € 308.26 73 % no yes
- for each additional child  € 173.13 41 % no yes
- Increase for each child over 14(4)  € 67.56 16 % no yes
Flat-rate allowance(3)  € 85.44 20.234 % no yes
Family income supplement
- Base rate  € 175.88 41.65 % yes yes
- Increased rate  € 263.84 62.48 % yes yes
Family support allowance (ASF)
- Full rate  € 158.36 37.5 % no yes
- Partial rate  € 118.79 28.13 % no yes
Education allowance for a disabled child (AEEH)
- Basic allowance € 135.13 32 % no no
- Supplement - 1st category € 101.35 24 % no no
- Supplement - 2nd category
. Single parent increase
€ 274.48
€ 54.90
65 %
13 %
no no
- Supplement - 3rd category
. Single parent increase
€ 388.50
€ 76.01
92 %
18 %
no no
- Supplement - 4th category
. Single parent increase
€ 602.04
€ 240.70
142.57 %
57 %
no no
- Supplement - 5th category
. Single parent increase
€ 769.44
€ 308.26
182.21 %
73 %
no no
- Supplement - 6th category
. Single parent increase
€ 1,146.69
€ 451.84
-
107 %
no no
Daily parental attendance allowance (AJPP)
- Per day  € 58.59 - no yes
- Per half-day  € 29.30 - no yes
Supplement for expenses (monthly amounts)  € 114.82 27.19 % yes yes
Early childhood benefits program (PAJE)
- Birth grant  € 970.19 229,75 % yes yes
- Adoption grant  € 1,940.38 459,50 % yes yes
- Basic allowance(5)
. Full rate € 175.88 41,65 % yes yes
. Partial rate € 87.94 20,825 % yes yes
- Shared child-rearing benefit (PrePare)
. Full rate  € 408.01 96.62 % no yes
. Partial rate (Employment < 50%)  € 263.76 62.46 % no yes
. Partial rate (Employment between 50% and 80%)  € 152.15 36.03 % no yes
- Supplement for free choice of childcare (CMG)(6)
Direct employment
. If income ≤ €21,320  € 481.57 114.04 % yes yes
. If income between €21,320 and €47,377  € 303.66 71.91 % yes yes
. If income > €47,377  € 182.17 43.14 % no yes
Association or company
- which employs a registered childminder
. If income ≤ €21,320  € 728.73 172.57 % yes yes
. If income between €21,320 and €47,377  € 607.28 143.81 % yes yes
. If income > €47,377  € 485.83 115.05 % no yes
- which employs a home child carer, or for a “micro-crèche
. If income ≤ €21,320  € 880.58 208.53 % yes yes
. If income between €21,320 and €47,377  € 759.09 179.76 % yes yes
. If income > €47,377  € 637.64 151 % no yes
Back-to-school allowance (ARS)(7)
For each child aged 6 to 10 € 378.87 89.72 % yes yes
For each child aged 11 to 14 € 399.77 94.67 % yes yes
For each child aged 15 to 18 € 413.62 97.95 % yes yes
Moving allowance
(lump-sum payment)
       
Maximum for three children  € 1013.47 240 % yes no
for the 4th and each additional child € 84.46 20 % yes no
Benefit for the death of a child (8)
(one-time payment)
Maximum amount € 2 048,27 485,05 % yes yes
Minimum amount € 1 024,16 242,53 % yes yes

(1) Before CRDS withholding (0.5%).

(2) The monthly family benefits calculation basis (BMAF) is set by decree and is uprated on April 1st of each year. As from April 1st, 2022, it amounts to 422.28 €.

(3) As of July 1, 2015, family benefits for households or people with dependent children are income-adjusted. The listed amounts apply to families whose annual income for year N-2 does not exceed €70,074 (for a family with 2 children), €75,913 (for a family with 3 children), €81,752 (for a family with 4 children) + €5,839 per additional child (for a family with more than 4 children). Family benefits for families whose annual income exceeds these amounts are divided by 2 or 4 depending on their income bracket. However, a supplement can be paid on a sliding scale if household income for calendar year N-2 is slightly higher than the applicable income ceiling.

(4) Does not apply to the elder of 2 children.

(5) For children born or adopted from April 1st, 2018 and on.

(6) The amounts shown are paid to a couple with a single dependent child under the age of 3.

(7) Upper income ceilings applicable for fall 2022 :
- €25,370 for 1 child,
- €31,225 for 2 children,
- €37,080 for 3 children,
- €42,935 for 4 children.
The income taken into account is for 2020.

(8) This lump-sum benefit came into effect on January 1st, 2021, for children deceased on
or after that date.