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Social Security contributions from 16 to 18 year olds (FOI)

Social Security contributions from 16 to 18 year olds (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 08 January 2019.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


How much money is collected in social security contributions from Islanders aged 16 to 18.


Social Security Contributions are paid quarterly in arrears, therefore the data below relates to 2017, which is the most recent full year available.

Any employee above school leaving age who works eight or more hours per week must pay 6% Social Security Contributions. The employer will also pay 6.5%.

The following amounts were collected in relation to 16 to 18 year olds for 2017.

​Age ​Employee ​Employer ​Total
​16​£59,404.32  ​£64,483.03​£123,887.35
​Total​£608,161.68 ​£659,049.14 ​£1,267,210.82


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