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.

Share of internet users in the United States who have been victim of online identity theft as of October 2018

Share of respondents
Yes, more than once7%
Yes, but only once16%
No, never67%
Don't know / can't recall9%
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Source

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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