Official Statistics

Benefit Cap Statistics - April 2018

Provides summary statistics on the impact of the Benefit Cap policy in Northern Ireland and on the demographics of affected households.


Benefit Cap Statistics - April 2018


Graphs and tables are provided on: the number of capped households; where capped households are located (by both local government district and assembly area); family structure of capped households (number of lone parents, children per household etc.); benefits claimed by capped households; the financial impact of being capped; moving off the Benefit Cap (examining why households are no longer capped).

Published 25 July 2018