Teenagers in the U.S.

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Statista dossier on teenagers in the U.S.

This Statista dossier on teenagers in the United States provides an overview of the lives, attitudes and behavior of American teenagers. It includes statistics on the share of teenagers and adolescents in the American population, their relationships and love life, their hobbies and leisure activities, and on illegal activities and crime among teenagers.

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  • 1. Demographic facts and figures
    • Population of the United States by sex and age 2018

    • Number of U.S. youth and young adult population from 2010 to 2018, by age group

    • High school enrollment in public and private institutions in the U.S. 1965-2028

    • Youth unemployment rate in selected world regions 2019

  • 2. Employment and leisure activities
    • Share of young adults living with their parents in the U.S. 2015

    • U.S. high school graduates and dropouts: unemployment rate 2018

    • U.S. youth unemployment rate: seasonally adjusted, February 2020

    • Hours per day spent on leisure and sports by U.S. population by age 2010-2018

    • Most popular outdoor activities among youths in the U.S. from 2010 to 2017

    • U.S. students who watch at least three hours of TV a day 2017

  • 3. Relationships
    • U.S. high school students who have had sexual intercourse 2017

    • U.S. high school students who used condoms by gender and ethnicity 2017

    • Birth rate by age of mother in the U.S. 2018

    • U.S. teens who have met a romantic partner online 2015

    • U.S. teens: experiences of technology usage in their relationship 2015

  • 4. Crime and illegal activity
    • Rate of nonfatal crimes against students at U.S. schools 2017, by age and type

    • Weapon ownership among U.S. students by ethnic group 2017

    • U.S. students carrying a weapon on school property in 2017, by gender and ethnicity

    • Bullying among students in U.S. schools in 2017, by gender

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

    • U.S. students who currently consume alcohol in 2017, by gender and ethnicity

    • U.S. students who have used hallucinogenic drugs 2017

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