U.S. states with the highest cyber bullying rate 2016-2017

This statistic presents the US states with the highest rates of electronic bullying among students in the grades 9 through 12. During the 2016-2017 survey, it was found that 19 percent of high school students in New Hampshire had been electronically bullied within the past 12 months. This includes being bullied through chat rooms, instant messaging, websites or texting. The U.S. average was 14.9 percent.

U.S. states with the highest rate of electronic bullying among students in the grades 9 through 12 as of 2017

Share of respondents
Louisiana 21.2%
Idaho 20.3%
Alaska 19.8%
Arkansas 19.7%
Michigan 19.6%
Missouri 19.4%
West Virginia 19.3%
New Hampshire 19%
North Dakota 18.8%
Wisconsin 18.3%
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Source

Release date

June 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

September 2016–December 2017

Special properties

Grade 9 to 12

Supplementary notes

Counting being bullied through texting, Instagram, Facebook, or other social media, during the 12 months before the survey

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