Share of internet users in the United States who have been victim of online identity theft as of October 2019

U.S. internet user online identity theft rate 2018 This statistic shows the share of adults in the United States who had fallen victim to online identity theft as of October 2018. As of the survey period, seven percent of respondents had their online identity stolen more than once.
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Share of respondents
Yes, more than once7%
Yes, but only once16%
No, never67%
Don't know / can't recall9%
Share of respondents
Yes, more than once7%
Yes, but only once16%
No, never67%
Don't know / can't recall9%
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This statistic shows the share of adults in the United States who had fallen victim to online identity theft as of October 2018. As of the survey period, seven percent of respondents had their online identity stolen more than once.
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Release date
October 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
October 2018
Number of respondents
1,209 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Special properties
internet users
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
Original question: Have you ever had either of the following happen to you? Please select the option that best applies on each row. - Been the victim of online identity theft

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