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: 32.8 million
  • Percent of persons under age 65 uninsured at the time of interview: 12.1%
  • 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: 14.7%

Source: Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2019 pdf icon[PDF – 412 KB]

Private insurance
  • Percent of persons under age 65 with private insurance at time of interview: 63.7%
  • Percent of children under age 18 with private insurance at time of interview: 55.2%
  • Percent of adults aged 18-64 with private insurance at time of interview: 66.8%

Source: Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2019 pdf icon[PDF – 412 KB]

Public insurance
  • Percent of persons under age 65 with public insurance at time of interview: 26.0%
  • Percent of children under age 18 with public insurance at time of interview: 41.4%
  • Percent of adults aged 18-64 with public insurance at time of interview: 20.4%

Source: Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2019 pdf icon[PDF – 412 KB]

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Page last reviewed: October 30, 2020