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NB! The table does not reflect those benefits that are calculated on the basis of average wages or other grounds.

Allowance

Amount (euro)

Specification

Family allowances

(payment on the 8th day of each month for the same month, family allowances are indicated in net sums.)

Childbirth allowance for every child

320

One-time allowance

Childbirth allowance for twins (each child)

320

Childbirth allowance for triplets, quadruplets etc (each child)

1000

Adoption allowance

320

One-time allowance

Child allowance for first and second child

80

Monthly support until the child reaches the age of 19 .  The allowance is paid to children who continue their studies until they finish school, or until the end of that schoolyear during which they turn 19 years of age.

Child allowance for third and more children

100

Single parent child allowance

80

Monthly support until the child reaches the age of 19.  The allowance is paid to children who continue their studies until they finish school, or until the end of that schoolyear during which they turn 19 years of age.

Conscript’s child allowance 

900

Monthly support for a period when parent is attending military service or alternative service.

Guardianship allowance

240

Monthly support until the child reaches the age of 18 (or the age of 19 if a student)

Allowance for multiple birth of three or more children

1000

Monthly support until the child reaches the age of 18-months

Allowance for a family with many children, if there are 3-6 children in a family

450

Monthly support, if there are 3-6 children in a family who receive child allowance.

Allowance for a family with many children, if there are 7 and more children in a family

650

Monthly support, if there are 7 and more children in a family who receive  child allowance.


Parental benefit

(payment on the 8th day of each month for the previous month). Minimum and maximum rates in the table. 
Parental benefits are indicated in brutto sums.

The minimum rate of the Parental benefit

725

Monthly compensation during the parental benefit eligibility period.
The minimum rate is paid if there was no income on the calendar year preceding the year when the right to parental benefit appears.

Parental benefit in the minimum salary rate

820

Monthly compensation during the parental benefit eligibility period.
The minimum salery rate is paid if  the income (on the calendar year preceding the year when the right to parental benefit appears) was equal with the minimum salary rate or smaller.

The maximum rate of the Parental benefit 
(three times the average Estonian salary from the previous year)

4733,53
(5265,09 in 2025)

Monthly compensation during the parental benefit eligibility period.
The maximum rate is paid if  the income (on the calendar year preceding the year when the right to parental benefit appears) was equal with the maximum rate or bigger. 

Upper limit of the daily rate of parental benefit 157,78
(175,50 in 2025)
The upper limit of the daily rate is paid if the income (on the calendar year preceding the year when the right to parental benefit appears) was equal with the maximum rate (4733,53 euros) or bigger. 

If you continue to work and earn income while receiving parental benefit then in case if your income is less than half of the maximum amount of benefit, the amount of parental benefit paid to you shall not be reduced.

2366,76

If you continue to work and earn income while receiving parental benefit then in case if your income is less than half of the maximum amount of benefit, the amount of parental benefit paid to you shall not be reduced. 

Social benefits for people with disabilities relating to children and families 

(payment on the 5th day of each month for the previous month)

Child support for an average disabled child

138,08

Monthly support, for the same period when the child allowance is payd

Support for a child with severe disabilities

161,09

Support for a child with profound disabilities

241,64

Disabled parent's allowance

19,18

Maintenance allowance (maximum amount in a month, net)

200

Payment will be made during the trial for a maximum of 150 days and / or during the enforcement proceedings until the child reaches the age of 18 or, in the case of study, until the age of 21 years.

The basis for the various calculations

Minimum monthly salary

820

in a month

Tax-free income

0-654

in a month

Supplementary contributions to the mandatory funded pension

63,11

The monthly contribution to the compulsory funded pension account until the child reaches the age of 3 years. On a monthly basis, 4% of the Estonian one-month income taxable on the average social tax.

Last updated: 30.04.2024

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