Online behavior: posting risky information 2013, by age group

Share of U.S. youths who post particular personal details online as of April 2013, by age group

Online behavior: posting risky information 2013, by age group This statistic presents the percentage of US youths who admit to posting certain personal information online as of April 2013, divided by age group. During an online study, it was found that 80 percent of youths in the United States aged 18 to 23 admitted to posting a picture of themselves online. In contrast, only 49 percent of youths aged 10 to 12 had posted a picture of themselves on the internet.
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Share of U.S. youths who post particular personal details online as of April 2013, by age group

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Age group10-1213-1718-23
Any of the listed info77%86%93%
A photo of yourself49%67%80%
The name of your school28%48%67%
Email address44%49%57%
Intimate/personal details (SSN, who you date, etc)17%29%47%
Phone number (home, cell, etc)29%28%38%
IM username20%17%27%
Parent's or guardian's name10%18%22%
A description of what you look like12%17%18%
Home address11%10%13%
Age group10-1213-1718-23
Any of the listed info77%86%93%
A photo of yourself49%67%80%
The name of your school28%48%67%
Email address44%49%57%
Intimate/personal details (SSN, who you date, etc)17%29%47%
Phone number (home, cell, etc)29%28%38%
IM username20%17%27%
Parent's or guardian's name10%18%22%
A description of what you look like12%17%18%
Home address11%10%13%
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This statistic presents the percentage of US youths who admit to posting certain personal information online as of April 2013, divided by age group. During an online study, it was found that 80 percent of youths in the United States aged 18 to 23 admitted to posting a picture of themselves online. In contrast, only 49 percent of youths aged 10 to 12 had posted a picture of themselves on the internet.
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