Calculation formulas for maternity, paternity and parental allowances

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

You can estimate the amount of parental allowances that start in 2020 by using the calculator. Any additional amounts by which the allowance may be increased are built into the calculator.

Annual income (€) Calculation formula for the allowance (€ per working day)
Maternity, paternity and parental allowances based on annual income
up to 12,404 28.94 e
12,405 - 38,636 0.7 x annual income : 300
38,637 - 59,444 90.15 + 0.40 x (annual income - 38,636) : 300
over 59,444 117.89 + 0.25 x (annual income - 59,444) : 300
Annual income (€) Calculation formula for the allowance (€ per working day)
Maternity allowance based on annual income payable for the first 56 working days
up to 9,648 minimum rate
9,649 - 59,444 0.9 x annual income : 300
over 59,444 178.33 + 0.325 x (annual income - 59,444) : 300