Uninsured U.S. children number by family poverty level 2018

This statistic shows the number of children without health insurance in the U.S. in 2018, sorted by family poverty level. In that year, there were around 500 thousand uninsured children from families in the 400%+ poverty level category.

Number of children without health insurance in the U.S. in 2018, by family poverty level (in millions)*

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Release date

December 2019


United States

Survey time period


Age group

0-18 years

Special properties

without health insurance

Supplementary notes

Note: The U.S. Census Bureau's poverty threshold for a family with two adults and one child was $20,212 in 2018. This is the official measurement of poverty used by the federal government and the definition used in these tables.

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