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Health Insurance Coverage

Data are for the U.S.

The latest data are available from the National Health Interview Survey’s Early Release Program

Uninsured

  • Number of persons under age 65 uninsured at the time of interview: 28.4 million
  • Percent of persons under age 65 uninsured at the time of interview: 10.5%
  • Percent of children under age 18 uninsured at the time of interview: 4.5%
  • Percent of adults aged 18-64 uninsured at the time of interview: 12.8%

Source: Early release of selected estimates based on data from the 2015 National Health Interview Survey, tables 1.1a, 1.1b [PDF - 1.3 MB]

Private insurance

  • Percent of persons under age 65 with private insurance at time of interview: 65.6%
  • Percent of children under age 18 with private insurance at time of interview: 54.7%
  • Percent of adults aged 18-64 with private insurance at time of interview: 69.7%

Source: Early release of selected estimates based on data from the 2015 National Health Interview Survey, table 1.2b [PDF - 1.3 MB]

Public Insurance

  • Percent of persons under age 65 with public insurance at time of interview: 25.3%
  • Percent of children under age 18 with public insurance at time of interview: 42.2%
  • Percent of adults aged 18-64 with public insurance at time of interview: 18.9%

Source: Early release of selected estimates based on data from the 2015 National Health Interview Survey, table 1.2a [PDF - 1.3 MB]

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