Prevalence of bullying across America


A new report highlights the prevalence of bullying across America.

According to the National Voices for Equality, Education, and Enlightenment, every seven seconds, a child is bullied in America.

WalletHub measured the prevalence and prevention of bullying in 47 states and the District of Columbia. The organization says it measured states on 20 key metrics, ranging from “bullying incident rate” to “truancy costs for schools” to “share of high school students bullied online.”

Hoover over each state to see its overall rankings and rankings on the prevalence of bullying and anti-bullying laws.

Data: WalletHub / Note*: Due to data limitations, Washington, Oregon, and Minnesota were excluded from the rankings.

Read the full report and methodology.

If you or someone you know is being bullied, here is a list of ways to get help now.

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