Hunger by the Numbers (2016)


Produced in September 2016

This fact sheet summarizes the state of hunger in the United States. It is based on 2015 figures (the latest available) from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for hunger security in the U.S.

This fact sheet provides information on:

  • Percentage of households that were food-insecure
  • Food insecurity among children
  • Food insecurity among African-American and Latino households
  • Food insecurity in different states and regions
  • The role of federal safety-net programs
  • Bread’s proposals to end hunger

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