Official Statistics

Benefit cap: number of households capped to August 2016

Number of households capped from 15 April 2013 to August 2016.

Documents

Benefit cap quarterly statistics: GB households capped to August 2016

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Tables: Benefit cap quarterly statistics: GB households capped to August 2016

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Details

This publication shows the number of households capped from 15 April 2013 to August 2016.

The report and tables include data on:

  • cumulative number of households capped
  • point-in-time number of households capped at each month since the cap was introduced
  • number of households that were previously capped but have moved off the cap

Find further breakdowns of benefit cap statistics in Stat-Xplore, our online tool for exploring some of DWP’s main statistics. You can use Stat-Xplore to create your own tables and charts.

For more information read our Benefit cap statistics: background information and methodology publication.

Published 3 November 2016