Prevalence of cyber bullying perpetration among middle and high school students as of April 2019
U.S. middle and high school cyber bullying perpetration 2019
This statistic presents the prevalence of cyber bullying perpetration among middle and high schoolers, by individual bullying activity. During the April 2019 survey, it was found that 4.5 percent of all respondents had threatened to hurt someone while online.
Prevalence of cyber bullying perpetration among middle and high school students as of April 2019
Share of respondents
I have cyber bullied others (lifetime)14.8%
I have cyber bullied others (past 30 days)6.3%
I posted mean or hurtful comments about someone online9.3%
I spread rumors about someone online, through text messages, or emails6.9%
I threatened to hurt someone while online4.5%
I posted a mean or hurtful picture of someone online4.4%
I threatened to hurt someone through a cell phone text message4.4%
I posted mean or hurtful comments online about someone with a sexual meaning4.1%
I pretended to be someone else online and acted in a way that was mean or hurtful to them4%
I posted mean or hurtful comments online about someone's race or color3.7%
I posted a mean or hurtful video online of someone3.5%
I posted mean or hurtful comments online about someone's religion3.5%
I created a mean or hurtful webpage about someone3.3%
One or more of the forms, two or more times10.7%
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Source

Release date

July 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

April 2019

Number of respondents

total survey n=5,707

Age group

11 to 15 years

Special properties

middle and high school, past 30 days

U.S. middle and high school cyber bullying perpetration 2019
This statistic presents the prevalence of cyber bullying perpetration among middle and high schoolers, by individual bullying activity. During the April 2019 survey, it was found that 4.5 percent of all respondents had threatened to hurt someone while online.
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