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 2019.
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.
The review about the frequency of publication of these statistics is now closed and we are analysing your feedback. Findings will be published soon and these will outline any changes to the frequency of publication.
Read the background information and methodology publication for more information.