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Cyberbullying / Bullying Statistics

Cyber Bullying Statistics Data
Percent of students who reported being cyber bullied 52 %
Teens who have experienced cyberthreats online 33 %
Teens who have been bullied repeatedly through their cell phones or the internet 25 %
Teens who do not tell their parents when cyber bullying occurs 52 %
Percent of teens who have had embarrassing or damaging pictures taken of themselves without their permission, often using cell phone cameras 11 %
Where Cyberbullying Takes Place Percent Who Reported
Facebook 84.2 %
Instagram 23.4 %
Twitter 21.4 %
Snap Chat 13.5 %
Instant Messages 11.2 %
Cyberbullying by Gender Male Female
I have been cyberbullied 16.6 % 25.1 %
Someone posted mean or hurtful comments online 10.5 % 18.2 %
Someone posted a mean video about me online 3.6 % 2.3 %
I have cyberbullied others 17.5 % 21.3 %
I spread rumors online about others 6.3 % 7.4 %
I posted a mean / hurtful picture online 4.6 % 3.1 %
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Bullying Statistics (Non-Cyber) Data
Percent of teens who reported being bullied while at school 37 %
Percent of students who had bullied others "often" 17 %
Percent of bullying that occured inside the school 85 %
Percent of bulling that occured on school grounds, bus, or on their way 11 %
Percent of victims that reported it to someone at school 29 %
Victims who were bullied once or twice during the school year 2 in 3
Victims who were bullied once or twice a month 1 in 5
Victims who were bullied daily or several times a week 1 in 10
Percent of middle schools that reported bullying problems 44 %
Elementary schools that reported bullying problems 20 %
High schools that reported bullying problems 20 %
Percent of middle and high school students who have had hate terms used against them 10 %
Percent of students who avoided school or certain places because they were afraid of being harmed in some way 7 %
Percent of teen weapon injuries that took place at school 8 %
Common Types of Bullying Percent of Students
Percent of students who were made fun of by a bully 20 %
Had rumors or gossip spread about them 10 %
Physically bullied 20 %
Threatened 6 %
Excluded from activities they wanted to participate in 5 %
Coerced into something they did not want to do 4 %
Had personal belongings destroyed by bullies 4 %
States With Highest Level of Reported Bullying Incidents
Rank State
1 California
2 New York
3 Illinois
4 Pennsylvania
5 Washington
Additional Bullying Statistics
Homosexual and bisexual teens are more likely to report bullying than heterosexual teens
Students with disabilities are more likely to be the victims of bullying
Females are more often the victims of bullying than males
Males are more likely to experience physical or verbal bullying
Females are more likely to experience social or psychological bullying
Females and white students reported the most incidents of being the victims of bullying
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Sources: Bureau of Justice Statistics, US Department of Health and Human Services, Cyberbullying Research Center
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: May 24, 2017

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Elderly Abuse Statistics

Elderly Abuse Statistics Data
Average number of elderly abuse cases each year 2,150,000
Percent of elderly population that will experience some type of abuse 9.5 %
Demographics of Elderly Abuse Victims Percent
Percent of female elder abuse victims 67.3 %
Median age of elder abuse victims 77.9
Percent of white victims 66.4 %
Percent of black victims 18.7 %
Percent of hispanic victims 10.4 %
Breakdown of Reported Elder Abuse Cases Percent
Neglect 58.5 %
Physical Abuse 15.7 %
Financial Exploitation 12.3 %
Emotional Abuse 7.3 %
Sexual Abuse 0.04 %
All other types 5.1 %
Unknown 0.06 %
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Family Perpetrated Elderly Abuse Percent
Percent of Adult Protective Service cases that involve elderly abuse 68 %
Percent of elderly abuse perpetrated by adult children or spouses 66 %
Percent of murder victims over 60 who were killed by their own offspring 42 %
Percent of murder victims over 60 who were killed by their spouses 24 %
Nursing Home Abuse Percent
Percent of nursing homes that lack adequate staff to properly care for patients 91 %
Percent of nursing homes that have been in violation of elderly abuse laws 36 %
Elderly defined as 60 years of age and older
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Sources: National Center on Elder Abuse, Bureau of Justice Statistics
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: April 30, 2017

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