We are going to share a few simple facts that’ll come in handy to anyone trying to stand up to the disease- please note that this data is restricted to the UK, other areas will vary accordingly. Those are Bullying Statistics Everyone Should Know Of.
Bullying Statistics from: NSPCC/ChildLine facts and figures. Contact the NSPCC Information Service for more information about ChildLine facts and figures and bullying statistics.
Though bullying has no specific trigger or victim; perpetrators always target who they believe are weaklings; i.e. someone they doubt would be able to stand up to them, or receive support from peers.
Bullying Statistics from: Guasp, April (2012) The school report: the experiences of young gay people in Britain’s schools (PDF). London: Stonewall
Cyber bullying is just as common a form as regular bullying, only this type is more mentally consuming and devious- since the bully may be anonymous or using an alias.
Bullying Statistics from: Tarapdar, Saima and Kellett, Mary (2011) Young people’s voices on cyber-bullying: what can age comparisons tell us? London: The Diana Award.