Child food insufficiency varied widely across racial and ethnic groups during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Chart shows food insufficiency among children varied across racial and ethnic groups.

As of October 17, 2022, 23.8 percent of Black households, 21.4 percent of Hispanic households, and 14.4 percent of households in all other racial and ethnic groups (“Other non-Hispanic”) reported their children sometimes or often did not have enough to eat during the past week—compared with 9.5 percent for White, non-Hispanic households, and 8.2 percent for Asian households.

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