Distribution of Medicare beneficiaries 2018, by ethnicity

This statistic depicts the distribution of Medicare beneficiaries in 2018, by ethnicity. In that year, nine percent - or around 4.85 million - of all Medicare beneficiaries in the United States were Hispanic.

Distribution of Medicare beneficiaries in 2018, by ethnicity

EthnicityPercentage of total Medicare beneficiaries
White75%
Black10%
Hispanic9%
Asian/Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander4%
American Indian/Alaska Native*1%
Multiple races1%
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Source

Release date

2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

Percentages may not sum to 100% due to rounding effects. Includes beneficiaries dually enrolled in Medicare and Medicaid.

* Actually under 1 percent.

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