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: 30.1 million
  • Percent of persons under age 65 uninsured at the time of interview: 11.1%
  • Percent of children under age 18 uninsured at the time of interview: 5.2%
  • Percent of adults aged 18-64 uninsured at the time of interview: 13.3%

Source:Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2018, tables I, II pdf icon[PDF – 648 KB]

Private insurance
  • Percent of persons under age 65 with private insurance at time of interview: 65.1%
  • 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: 68.9%

Source: Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2018, table III pdf icon[PDF – 648 KB]

Public insurance
  • Percent of persons under age 65 with public insurance at time of interview: 25.5%
  • Percent of children under age 18 with public insurance at time of interview: 41.8%
  • Percent of adults aged 18-64 with public insurance at time of interview: 19.4%

Source: Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2018, table III pdf icon[PDF – 530 KB]

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Page last reviewed: January 20, 2017