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Coresight Bites: Food Insecurity in the US

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According to our analysis of Household Pulse Survey data from the US Census Bureau, fewer Americans are currently experiencing food shortages than a year ago. However, a recent uptick—likely due to the implications of a resurgence of Covid-19 cases—saw the proportion rise to 9.4% as of October 11, 2021 (latest available data).

Click the image below to learn more about the prevalence of food insecurity in the US, and key trends by region, race and benefits.