Benefit Cap Statistics - August 2022

Date published: 30 November 2022

The Benefit Cap is a limit on the total amount of benefit that working-age people can receive. From 31 May 2016, the amount a household could receive in benefit income was limited to £26,000 per annum. On 7 November 2016, this threshold was lowered to £20,000 per annum.

The next Benefit Cap Statistics containing data until November 2022 will be published in HTML format, with associated supplementary tables in ODS format.

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