Statistics


  • Over half of adolescents and teens have been bullied online, and about the same number have engaged in cyber bullying.¬†
  • Over 25 percent of adolescents and teens have been bullied repeatedly through their cell phones or the Internet.
  • About 1 in 5 teens have posted or sent sexually suggestive or nude pictures of themselves to others.
  • Over 80 percent of teens use a cell phone regularly, making it the most popular form of technology and a common medium for cyber bullying.
  • 10% of parents are aware their teens are targets of cyber bullying.
  • When being bullied 65.8% of teens responded to the bully (35% responding in person).¬†
  • When being bullied 15.4% avoided school.
  • When being bullied 4.5% have been in a physical fight with their bully.
  • About half of young people have experienced some form of cyber bullying, and 10 to 20 percent experience it regularly.
  • Well over half of young people do not tell their parents when cyber bullying occurs.
  • Fewer than 1 in 5 cyber bullying incidents are reported to law enforcement.
  • Over half of adolescents and teens have been bullied online, and about the same number have engaged in cyber bullying.
  • More than 1 in 3 young people have¬†experienced cyberthreats online.
  • Over 25 percent of adolescents and teens have been bullied repeatedly through their cell phones or the Internet.
  • Well over half of young people do not tell their parents when cyber bullying occurs.
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