Welfare Indicators and Risk Factors: Fourteenth Report to Congress. Figure SNAP 2. Distribution of Food Stamps/SNAP Benefits by Percent of the Poverty Guideline 1987–2013

09/22/2015

Figure SNAP 2.  Distribution of Food Stamps/SNAP Benefits by Percent of the Poverty Guideline 1987–2013

Note: Shaded areas are periods of recession as determined by the National Bureau of Economic Research.

1 Constant dollar adjustments to 2013 level were made using a CPI-U-RS fiscal year average price index.

Sources: U.S. Department of Agriculture, data published online at http://www.fns.usda.gov/pd/SNAPsummary.htm, www.fns.usda.gov/characteristics-supplemental-nutrition-assistance-program-households-fiscal-year-2013 and earlier reports.

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