American Indian & Alaska Native Populations: A Statistical Portrait: Health Insurance

This is a guide to U.S. Census statistics on the United States American Indian & Alaska Native populations. URL:

A Large Percentage of the AIAN Population Lacks Health Insurance

As of 2012, 27.4% of American Indians and Alaska Natives lack health insurance coverage. This percentage is significantly higher than that of Blacks (19.5%), Asians (16.8%), and non-Hispanic Whites (11.1%), but lower than that of Hispanics (of any race) (30.1%) who lacked health insurance as of 2011.

[SOURCE: American FactFinder 2012 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates and Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2011]

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