Cyber bullying: common types of bullying 2019, by gender

This statistic presents the percentage of middle and high school students in the United States who were and have cyber bullied, divided by gender of the students. During the April 2019 survey, it was found that 38.7 percent of female students had ever been bullied online. Cyber bullying includes unwanted contact by threatening or insulting the respondent via digital communications as well as sharing private information online.

Percentage of U.S. middle and high school students who were cyber bullied as of April 2019, by type of bullying and gender

MaleFemale
I have been cyber bullied (previous 30 days)17.7%17.1%
I have been cyber bullied (lifetime)34.1%38.7%
I have cyber bullied others (previous 30 days)8.1%4.6%
I have cyber bullied others (lifetime)16.1%13.4%
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Source

Release date

July 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

April 2019

Number of respondents

total survey n=4,972

Age group

12 to 17 years

Special properties

middle and high school, in the past 30 days

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