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: 31.2 million
  • Percent of persons under age 65 uninsured at the time of interview: 11.5%
  • Percent of children under age 18 uninsured at the time of interview: 5.1%
  • Percent of adults aged 18-64 uninsured at the time of interview: 13.9%

Source: Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2020 pdf icon[PDF – 405 KB]

Private insurance
  • Percent of persons under age 65 with private insurance at time of interview: 64.1%
  • Percent of children under age 18 with private insurance at time of interview: 54.9%
  • Percent of adults aged 18-64 with private insurance at time of interview: 67.5%

Source: Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2020 pdf icon[PDF – 405 KB]

Public insurance
  • Percent of persons under age 65 with public insurance at time of interview: 26.4%
  • 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: 20.5%

Source: Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2020 pdf icon[PDF – 405 KB]

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Page last reviewed: October 19, 2021