Calculation formulas for maternity, paternity and parental allowances

Maternity, special maternity, paternity and parental allowances are calculated based on your earnings and using the same calculation formula. They are paid for working days. Working days are Monday to Saturday, with the exception of official holidays.

The easiest way to calculate your maternity, paternity or parental allowance is to use this calculator. Any additional amounts by which the allowance may be increased are built into the calculator.

 
Annual earnings (€) Calculation formula for the allowance (€ per working day)
Maternity, paternity and parental allowances based on earnings
up to 11,942 27.86 e
11,943 - 37,861 0.7 x annual earnings : 300
37,862 - 58,252 88.34 + 0.40 x (annual earnings - 37,861) : 300
over 58,252 115.53 + 0.25 x (annual earnings - 58,252) : 300
Annual earnings (€) Calculation formula for the allowance (€ per working day)

 

Maternity allowance based on earnings payable for the first 56 working days

up to 9,288 no allowance based on earnings
9,289 - 58,252 0.9 x annual earnings : 300
over 58,252 174.76 + 0.325 x (annual earnings - 58,252) : 300