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immigrant coverage statistics

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In 2017, there were 22 million noncitizens residing in the United States. 6 in 10 noncitizens were estimated to be lawfully present immigrants.
of undocumented immigrants were uninsured in 2017, nearly five times the rate for citizens (8%), reflecting their limited access and barriers to coverage.
of lawfully present immigrants were uninsured in 2017. Among nonelderly adults, lawfully present immigrants were more than twice as likely as citizens to be uninsured.
or three-quarters of the 27.4 million nonelderly uninsured in 2017 were citizens, despite the higher uninsured rate among noncitizens.


Noncitizens are more likely to be uninsured than citizens, but citizens account for the majority — 75% — of the uninsured.

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