What is the Unit Cost for Employing & Maintaining a Paratrooper?

The capitation rate for a member of the Parachute Regiment in the financial Year 2014/15 was £43,168.

This included:

  • Pensionable and non-Pensionable Pay;
  • Earnings-Related National Insurance Contributions (ERNIC); and
  • Superannuation Charges Adjusted for Past Experience (SCAPE).


FOI 2014/01589/73049 dated 10 June 2014.


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