HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE STATUS AND TYPE OF COVERAGE, 2007-2011

(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)
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 306,553 49,951 16.3 196,147 95,525 256,603
2011 308,827 48,613 15.7 197,323 99,497 260,214

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

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau.