Benefit Cap Dashboard
Latest data upto August 2018 by DWP
The charts below are interactive. You can explore DWP's Benefit Cap statistics by selecting a region from the dropdown or the map. For more information on how to use this visualisation, please click on the 'Help' tab above. The underlying data can be found on the department's dissemination tool, Stat-Xplore.Please note that this visualisation is a new, prototype tool from DWP and may be removed or modified at any time. If you have any comments or suggestions for improving this page, please let us know.
Across Great Britain, 57,755 households had their Housing Benefit capped as at August 2018. Down by 2,623 on May 2018.
Figure 1: Number of newly capped households each month up to August 2018 (Housing Benefit only)
Figure 2: Total number of households capped each month up to August 2018 (Housing Benefit only)
Figure 3: Proportion of off-flows from the cap by household outcome, at August 2018 (Housing Benefit only)
Figure 4: Capped households by family type and number of children, at August 2018 (Housing Benefit only)