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Dating Among Teens. Key points about dating among teenagers
Key points about dating among teens
- The share of students in twelfth grade who report dating frequently (more than once a week) has declined, from 33 in 1976, to 14 percent in 2017; the proportion of twelfth graders who report not dating at all increased substantially over this period, from 15 to 49 percent over the past 40 years.
- The share of pupils who date often increases considerably as we grow older; in 2017, the percentage ended up being 3 per cent among eighth-grade pupils, 7 % among tenth-grade students, and 14 per cent among twelfth-grade pupils.