Official Statistics

Benefit cap: number of households capped to August 2018

Statistics on households that have had their benefits capped between 15 April 2013 and August 2018.

Documents

Benefit cap quarterly statistics: GB households capped to August 2018

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Tables: Benefit cap quarterly statistics: GB households capped to August 2018

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Details

This Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) publication shows the number of households that had their Housing Benefit capped from 15 April 2013 to August 2018.

Explore the statistics with our interactive tools

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

View an interactive dashboard of key benefit cap statistics by region. Select a region to see the number and family make-up of capped households and the outcomes for households that have moved off the cap.

More information

Read the background information and methodology publication for more information.

The next release of these statistics will be on 7 February 2019.

Published 1 November 2018