The Impact of Coronavirus on Food Insecurity

Last updated: March 31, 2021

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Feeding America has been projecting how food insecurity may be changing. Any new/revised analyses will be added as we complete them, so check back often. 

 

Latest Briefs

 

The Impact of the Coronavirus on National Food Insecurity in 2020 & 2021
Cover of The Impact of Coronavirus on Food Insecurity - revised March 2021 Report

Release: March 9, 2021

This brief includes updated 2020 projections and new 2021 projections at the national level for the overall population and for children. In addition, for the first time we include projections by race (for Black and white individuals), by geography (rural and urban), and for very low food security. 

 

 

 

 

 

The Impact of the Coronavirus on Local Food Insecurity in 2020 & 2021
Cover of The Local Impact of Coronavirus on Food Insecurity - revised March 2021 Report

Release: March 31, 2021

This brief includes updated 2020 projections and new 2021 projections at the local level, including counties, congressional districts, and states, for the overall population and for children. In addition, for the first time we include projections for very low food security. 

 

 

 

To view an interactive map with Feeding America's latest projection data, go here

For additional detail about background, methods, and frequently asked questions about these projections, go here

To request the Feeding America 2020 Local Food Insecurity Projections dataset, fill out our Data Request Form.

To view a featured article about Feeding America's food insecurity projections approach in the journal, Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, go here

If you have any additional questions about the impact of the coronavirus on food insecurity, please contact us.

 

Archived Briefs

Updated 2020 Food Insecurity Projections (Released October 2020)

2020 Food Insecurity Projections (Released between March and May 2020)

 

 

 

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