Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefit – How much could you receive

3. How much could you receive

For 2016, the average monthly CPP disability benefit is $933.82 and the maximum monthly amount is $1,290.81. You will receive the basic monthly amount fixed for all recipients ($471.43), plus an amount based on how much you contributed to the CPP during your entire working career.

If you are receiving a CPP disability benefit, your dependent children may also be eligible for a children's benefit. In 2016, the flat monthly rate your child can receive is $237.69.

Read more about the CPP benefits amounts.

Note: Contact your province

The CPP disability benefit is not designed to pay for such things as medications and devices. Contact your province if you need financial assistance.

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