According to a report by the DQ Institute, nearly 70% of children and adolescents worldwide have been exposed to cyber risks in 2023. Persistent high rate of exposure marks a 'cyber pandemic' for child safety online.
Cyber risks vary based on age, but include exposure to risky content and contact, bullying and overuse of technology.
The report draws on data collected from a sample of 351,376 children spanning from 2017 to the present day. According to the report, United Kingdom, Germany and China were the top performers across the dimensions.
Read the full report here.