Benefit Cap Statistics - May 2023

Date published: 30 August 2023

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. On 1 April 2023 this was increased to £22.020 per annum.


The May 2023 publication is available to view in HTML format.

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