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Adults ages 18 to 24 who lack health insurance in United States

Adults ages 18 to 24 who lack health insurance

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definition and Source



The percentage of adults ages 18 to 24 who reported that they currently do not have health insurance. Adults were classified as uninsured if they did not report any private health insurance coverage or public health plan coverage at the time of the interview. Adults were also classified as uninsured if they had only Indian Health Service coverage. Only respondents who provided a valid response are included.

Data Source

Population Reference Bureau analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau, Household Pulse Survey, 2020-2022


Updated December 2022
S - Estimates suppressed when the effective sample size is less than 30 or the 90% confidence interval is greater than 30 percentage points or 1.3 times the estimate.
Item nonresponse increased substantially between Phase 1 (April 23, 2020-July 21, 2020) and Phase 2 (August 19, 2020-October 26, 2020). The potential bias due to item nonresponse errors has not been evaluated.
A 90 percent confidence interval for each estimate can be found at Adults ages 18 to 24 who lack health insurance.

Last Updated

December 2022