HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE STATUS AND TYPE OF COVERAGE, 2006-2010

(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)
2006 296,824 45,214 15.2% 203,942 80,343 251,610
2007 299,106 44,088 14.7 203,903 83,147 255,018
2008 301,483 44,780 14.9 202,626 87,586 256,702
2009 304,280 48,985 16.1 196,245 93,245 255,295
2010 306,110 49,904 16.3 195,874 95,003 256,206

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

Source: U.S. Census Bureau.