Food Insecurity Infographic

GOOD magazine’s new infographic shows alarming rates of food-insecure households.


A new infographic from GOOD magazine reveals increased rates of food insecurity in the US. According to the graph, about one in seven US households were food-insecure during 2010, totaling more than 17 million people. The infograph also includes a state-by-state map documenting the prevalence of food-insecure households. Montana had the highest rate of food-insecure households, with between 19.0 to 21.9 percent, whereas the three most secure states were Nebraska, Virginia, and Florida, with rates of 7.0 to 9.9 percent. Overall, the graphic demonstrates that rates of food insecurity have risen by around four percent since 1999, impacting the health and nutrition of millions of Americans.

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