Food insufficiency remained below pandemic peak throughout 2022

Chart shows food insufficiency rates during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

The prevalence of food insufficiency—low and very low food sufficiency—peaked at 13.4 percent in December 2020, and has since declined. Food insufficiency was estimated at 11.4 percent as of February 13, 2023, and very low food sufficiency was estimated at 3.0 percent.

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