Percentage of children in food-insecure households* in the U.S. from 1995 to 2017

U.S. - share of children in food-insecure households 1995-2017 This statistic shows the percentage of children in food-insecure households in the United States from 1995 to 2017. In 2017, around 17 percent of all children lived in households that were classified as food insecure in the U.S.
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Percentage of children
201717%
201617.5%
201517.9%
201420.9%
2013 21.4%
2012 21.6%
2011 22.4%
2010 21.6%
2009 23.2%
2008 22.5%
2007 16.9%
2006 17.2%
2005 16.9%
2004 19%
2003 18.2%
2002 18.1%
2001 17.6%
1999 16.9%
1995 19.4%
Percentage of children
201717%
201617.5%
201517.9%
201420.9%
2013 21.4%
2012 21.6%
2011 22.4%
2010 21.6%
2009 23.2%
2008 22.5%
2007 16.9%
2006 17.2%
2005 16.9%
2004 19%
2003 18.2%
2002 18.1%
2001 17.6%
1999 16.9%
1995 19.4%
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This statistic shows the percentage of children in food-insecure households in the United States from 1995 to 2017. In 2017, around 17 percent of all children lived in households that were classified as food insecure in the U.S.
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Release date
September 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
1995-2017
Age group
0 to 17 years
Supplementary notes
* Either adults or children or both were food insecure. At times they were unable to acquire adequate food for active, healthy living for all household members because they had insufficient money and other resources for food.

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