Line graph with 2 lines and 19 points per line.

Trends in prevalence rates of food insecurity and very low food security in U.S. households, 1995-2013

Percent of households
Line 1, Food insecurity.
Point 1, 1995 is 11.94.
Point 2, 1996 is 12.02.
Point 3, 1997 is 10.11.
Point 4, 1998 is 11.79.
Point 5, 1999 is 10.06.
Point 6, 2000 is 10.47.
Point 7, 2001 is 10.69.
Point 8, 2002 is 11.10.
Point 9, 2003 is 11.21.
Point 10, 2004 is 11.95.
Point 11, 2005 is 11.00.
Point 12, 2006 is 10.94.
Point 13, 2007 is 11.11.
Point 14, 2008 is 14.59.
Point 15, 2009 is 14.69.
Point 16, 2010 is 14.51.
Point 17, 2011 is 14.94.
Point 18, 2012 is 14.51.
Point 19, 2013 is 14.28.
Line 2, Very low food security.
Point 1, 1995 is 4.14.
Point 2, 1996 is 4.29.
Point 3, 1997 is 3.22.
Point 4, 1998 is 3.71.
Point 5, 1999 is 2.97.
Point 6, 2000 is 3.13.
Point 7, 2001 is 3.26.
Point 8, 2002 is 3.50.
Point 9, 2003 is 3.49.
Point 10, 2004 is 3.94.
Point 11, 2005 is 3.87.
Point 12, 2006 is 3.99.
Point 13, 2007 is 4.06.
Point 14, 2008 is 5.72.
Point 15, 2009 is 5.71.
Point 16, 2010 is 5.35.
Point 17, 2011 is 5.72.
Point 18, 2012 is 5.72.
Point 19, 2013 is 5.58.

Prevalence rates for 1996 and 1997 were adjusted for the estimated effects of differences in data collection screening protocols used in those years.

Source: Calculated by USDA, Economic Research Service using Current Population Survey Food Security Supplement data.