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627. Federal Food Programs

[For fiscal years ending in year shown; see text, Section 9, State and Local Government. Program data include Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, Northern Marianas, and the former Trust Territory when a federal food program was operated in these areas. Participation data are average monthly figures except as noted (4.3 represents 4,300,000). Participants are not reported for the special milk program, the nutrition program for the elderly and the commodity distribution programs. Cost data are direct federal benefits to recipients; they exclude Federal administrative payments and applicable state and local contributions. Federal costs for commodities and cash-in-lieu of commodities are shown separately from direct cash benefits for those programs receiving both]

 
Program Unit 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
 
Food Stamp:
  Participants Million 4.3 9.4 11.1 12.2 12.9 17.1 18.5 17.1 16.0 17.7 21.1 22.4 21.7 21.6 20.9 19.9 19.4 19.1 18.6 18.8 20.1 22.6 25.4 27.0 27.5 26.6 25.5 22.9 19.8 18.2
  Federal cost Mil. dol 550 1,523 1,797 2,131 2,718 4,386 5,327 5,067 5,139 6,480 8,721 10,630 10,208 11,152 10,696 10,744 10,605 10,500 11,149 11,676 14,187 17,339 20,906 22,006 22,749 22,765 22,440 19,550 16,889 15,782
  Monthly average coupon value per recipient Dollars 10.55 13.55 13.48 14.60 17.61 21.40 23.93 24.71 26.77 30.59 34.47 39.49 39.17 42.98 42.74 44.99 45.49 45.78 49.83 51.85 58.92 63.86 68.57 67.96 69.01 71.27 73.21 71.27 71.12 72.33
Nutrition assistance program for Puerto Rico: 1
  Federal cost Mil. dol (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) 206 825 825 825 820 853 879 908 937 963 1,002 1,040 1,079 1,131 1,143 1,174 1,204 1,236
National school lunch program (NSLP):
  Free lunches served Million 739 1,006 1,285 1,364 1,433 1,545 1,650 1,696 1,659 1,623 1,671 1,737 1,622 1,714 1,702 1,657 1,678 1,656 1,651 1,627 1,662 1,748 1,891 1,981 2,049 2,090 2,128 2,194 2,197 2,206
  Reduced-price lunches served Million (NA) (NA) (NA) 38 45 92 138 209 249 278 308 312 262 253 248 255 257 259 262 263 273 293 285 287 298 309 326 347 362 393
  Children participating 2 Million 22.4 24.1 24.4 24.7 24.6 24.9 25.6 26.2 26.7 27.0 26.6 25.8 22.9 23.0 23.4 23.6 23.7 23.9 24.2 24.3 24.1 24.2 24.6 24.9 25.3 25.7 25.9 26.3 26.6 27.0
  Federal cost Mil. dol 300 532 739 882 1,085 1,289 1,492 1,570 1,808 1,984 2,279 2,381 2,185 2,402 2,508 2,578 2,715 2,797 2,908 3,005 3,214 3,525 3,856 4,081 4,291 4,467 4,662 4,934 5,101 5,314
School breakfast (SB):
  Children participating 2 Million 0.5 0.8 1.0 1.2 1.4 1.8 2.2 2.5 2.8 3.3 3.6 3.8 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 4.1 4.4 4.9 5.4 5.8 6.3 6.6 6.9 7.1 7.4
  Federal cost Mil. dol 11 19 25 35 59 86 114 149 181 231 288 332 317 344 364 379 406 447 482 513 596 685 787 869 959 1,048 1,119 1,214 1,272 1,344
Special school milk:
  Quantity reimbursed Mil. 1/2 pt 2,902 2,570 2,498 2,561 1,426 2,139 2,207 2,204 1,991 1,821 1,795 1,533 202 189 174 167 162 162 194 189 181 177 174 167 159 151 144 141 134 127
  Federal cost Mil. dol 101 91 90 91 49 123 139 150 135 134 145 101 18 17 16 16 15 15 19 18 19 20 20 19 18 17 17 17 17 16
Special supplemental food program (WIC): 3
  Participants Million (X) (X) (X) (X) 0.1 0.3 0.5 0.8 1.2 1.5 1.9 2.1 2.2 2.5 3.0 3.1 3.3 3.4 3.6 4.1 4.5 4.9 5.4 5.9 6.5 6.9 7.2 7.4 7.4 7.3
  Federal cost Mil. dol (X) (X) (X) (X) 8 77 122 212 312 429 584 708 756 902 1,117 1,193 1,264 1,345 1,435 1,489 1,637 1,752 1,959 2,115 2,325 2,516 2,690 2,815 2,808 2,852
Commodity supplemental food program (CS): 4
  Participants Million 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
  Federal cost Mil. dol 8 13 13 13 15 17 17 14 18 17 19 21 27 36 41 42 40 47 52 62 71 76 87 94 87 79 80 81 75 78
Child and adult care food program (CAC): 5
  Participants 6 Million 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.8 2.0 2.2 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7
  Federal cost Mil. dol 6 12 15 18 27 46 75 110 134 165 207 303 290 305 348 390 427 476 538 612 720 834 966 1,082 1,196 1,296 1,360 1,393 1,372 1,438
Summer feeding (SF): 7
  Children participating 8 Million 0.2 0.6 1.1 1.4 1.4 1.8 2.5 2.8 2.3 2.1 1.9 1.7 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.9 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.2
  Federal cost Mil. dol 2 8 22 27 34 50 73 110 96 106 104 101 81 87 88 103 106 114 113 132 145 160 182 195 205 212 225 217 234 238
Food distribution on Indian reservations 9
  Participants Million 3.8 3.4 2.7 2.0 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
  Federal cost Mil. dol 282 308 299 241 179 39 11 11 13 21 24 29 33 35 40 47 49 49 47 51 51 49 45 46 47 46 51 53 51 56
Nutrition program for the elderly:
  Meals served Million (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (NA) (NA) 105 134 154 166 185 189 201 213 225 228 232 240 243 246 245 245 244 247 251 246 247 251 253
  Federal cost Mil. dol (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) 2 9 19 38 58 75 94 102 120 127 134 137 139 146 146 142 140 151 153 152 148 145 145 141 140
Federal cost of commodities donated to: 10
  Child nutrition (NSLP, CC, SF and SB) Mil. dol 265 279 315 336 319 423 430 555 624 701 930 922 795 799 853 840 869 919 853 793 646 729 740 704 764 733 734 661 774 754
  Charitable institutions, summer camps Mil. dol 23 25 26 27 25 20 12 18 29 50 71 78 111 151 190 170 240 158 158 136 104 93 116 91 105 64 11 6 9 3
  Emergency feeding 11 Mil. dol (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) 180 1,002 1,032 973 846 846 593 266 286 253 230 226 224 97 51 151 189 225




X Not applicable.
1 Puerto Rico was included in the food stamp program until June 30, 1982.
2 Average monthly participation (excluding summer months of June through August). Includes children in public and private elementary and secondary schools and in residential child care institutes.
3 WIC serves pregnant and postpartum women, infants, and children up to age five.
4 CS is a food distribution alternative to WIC which also serves needy elderly persons.
5 Program provides year-round subsidies to feed preschool children in child care centers and family day care homes. Certain care centers serving disabled or elderly adults also receive meal subsidies.
6 Average quarterly daily attendance at participating institutions.
7 Program provides free meals to children in poor areas during summer months.
8 Peak month (July) average daily attendance at participating institutions.
9 Also known as the Needy Family program.
10 Includes the Federal cost of commodity entitlements, cash-in-lieu of commodities, and bonus foods.
11 Provides free commodities to needy persons for home consumption through food banks, hunger centers, soup kitchens, and similar nonprofit agencies. Includes the Emergency Food Assistance Program, the commodity purchases for soup kitchens/food banks program, and commodity disaster relief.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service. In "Annual Historical Review of FNS Programs" and unpublished data.

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