Employees with partner health care coverage from 2014-2018, by partner type

This statistic displays the percentage of employed adults in the U.S. whose partners were covered by their health insurance from 2014 to 2017. According to the survey, in 2014, 46 percent of employees with a same-sex spouse had health coverage for their partner. As of 2018, this had increased to 85 percent.

Percentage of employed adults that had health care coverage for their partners from 2014 to 2018, by partner type

Partner typeOpposite-sex spouseSame-sex spouseSame-sex domestic partnerOpposite-sex domestic partner
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Release date

June 2018


United States

Survey time period

2014 to 2018

Special properties

human resource professionals and members of SHRM

Method of interview

Online survey

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Statistics on "Health insurance in the United States"

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