HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE STATUS AND TYPE OF COVERAGE, 2005-2009

(000)

    Uninsured Insured
Year  Total U.S. population Number of people Percent of population Private health insurance Government
health insurance
Individuals with some form of insurance (1)
2005 293,834 44,815 15.3% 201,167 80,213 249,020
2006 296,824 46,995 15.8 201,690 80,270 249,829
2007 299,106 45,657 15.3 201,991 83,031 253,449
2008 301,483 46,340 15.4 200,992 87,411 255,143
2009 304,280 50,674 16.7 194,545 93,167 253,606

(1) Includes individuals with some form of insurance (government, private or a combination of both).

Source: U.S. Census Bureau.