Percentage of students reporting gang problems at their school during the previous 12 months in 2015, by school sector and ethnic group

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This statistic shows the share of U.S. students who reported that gangs were present at their school in 2015. In 2015, around 11.3 percent of the students at public schools reported that gangs are a problem at their school.
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Release date
May 2017
United States
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Age group
12-18 years
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All gangs, whether or not they are involved in violent or illegal activity, are included. “At school” includes the school building, on school property, on a school bus, or going to and from school.

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