Prevalence of Food Insecurity in U.S. Households

Note: Prevalence rates for 1996 and 1997 were adjusted for the estimated effects of differences in data collection screening protocols used in those years.

Data Source: USDA, Economic Research Service using data from U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey Food Security Supplement.

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture/Economic Research Service: Household Food Security in the United States in 2015