National Insurance Contributions

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 24th October 2011.

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Photo of Stephen Lloyd Stephen Lloyd Liberal Democrat, Eastbourne

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much was paid in employers' national insurance contributions for employees aged (a) under 20, (b) between 20 and 25, (c) between 25 and 55, (d) between 55 and 60, (e) between 60 and 65, (f) between 65 and 70 and (g) over 70 years old in the latest year for which figures are available.

Photo of David Gauke David Gauke The Exchequer Secretary

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Information on the amount of employer national insurance contributions payable in respect of the 2009-10 tax year by age of employee is shown in the following table.

Age Employer NICs (£ millions)
Under 20 200
20-25 2,400
25-55 43,300
55-60 4,700
60-65 2,600
65-70 500
Above 70 400
Total 54,200

Estimates are based on a 1% sample of NICs and PAYE Service data and exclude Class 1A and 1B national insurance contributions.

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