Reduce Food Insecurity

Food insecurity rate

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Reduce Food Insecurity

Progress

Population that is Food Insecure

bookmark Goal

Reduce the percentage of the population that is food insecure by 10% (10% by 2020)

insightsData

YearValueMargin of Error
2010--
2011--
201216%
201314%
201413%
201511%
201611%
201711%
201814%

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Feeding America

infoDefinitions

Food insecurity is estimated using publicly available state and local data from the U.S. Census Bureau and Bureau of Labor Statistics on factors that research has shown to contribute to food insecurity. These factors include: unemployment and poverty, as well as other demographic and household characteristics. Food insecurity describes a household’s inability to provide enough food for every person to live an active, healthy life.