Data By Topic People & Society Poverty Poverty Programs

Nutrition assistance (SNAP) average monthly recipients

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides low-income households with benefits that can buy groceries at authorized food stores and retailers.

There was an average of 41 million nutritional assistance (SNAP) recipients in 2022, a decrease of 0.8% or 343,000 recipients from 2021.

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