U.S. - share of children in food-insecure households 1998-2021

Percentage of children in food-insecure households* in the U.S. from 1998 to 2021

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Release date

September 2022


United States

Survey time period

1998 to 2021

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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