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What is bullying?


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What is bullying? How many people does bullying effect? What are bullying statistics from around the world? …

What is bullying? How many people does bullying effect? What are bullying statistics from around the world? is a website dedicated to helping people fight against bullying and cyber bullying. Our mission is to help educate and share knowledge from experts on bullying and cyber bullying to help parents, teenagers and teachers.’s mission is very simple – to reach and help as many people as possible around the world with real advice from experts dealing with bullying every day through their profession. We want to encourage anyone dealing with bullying in any environment to seek local help, there is always people in your life who will help you. Sharing a problem is the first steps in solving the problem. We want to provide great advice, but nothing replaces a student or child talking to their parents or teacher for support, an employee talking to a HR manager in their company, or a parent trying to help their child talking to a health care professional. Every situation is unique, and anyone suffering from bullying should seek local professional help, where a trained person can guide you in dealing with any problems.
Bullying Statistics – The Facts:

Learning the various statistics that indicate the percentage of children who are victimized by bullies, both online and in person, can open your eyes to the true magnitude of this problem. Some of the numbers show:

* At least 50 percent of teens have been bullied online according to the iSafe Foundation.

* About 10 to 20 percent of those teens are bullied on a regular basis per the Cyberbullying Research Center.

* One-million children on Facebook alone were harassed in 2011 as reported by Consumer Reports.

* claims 90 percent of children in grades 4 through 8 have been bullied at some point.

* ISafe Foundation reports 35 percent of children have actually been threatened online, some more than once

More Bullying Statistics

On the reverse side, there are shocking statistics about the number of bullies that exist online and in person. While it can sometimes be difficult to determine who the bullies are and why they partake in this behavior, it is important to know how prevalent they are so you can teach your children to be careful and watch for any negative behavior.

* According to the Teen Online & Wireless Safety Survey conducted in 2009, 34 percent of those who participated in cyberbullying did so both as a victim and a bully.

* About 53 percent of children have said something that was mean or hurtful to someone else while online according to iSafe Foundation.

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  • 1. Bullyingin Numbers
  • 2. Bullying affects nearly one in three American schoolchildren in grades six through 10
  • 3. 83% of girls and 79 percent of boys report expe- riencing harassment.
  • 4. Six out of 10 teenagers say they witness bullying in school once a day.
  • 5. It is estimated that 160,000 children miss school every day due to fear of attack or intimidation by other students.
  • 6. 35% of kids have been threatened online.
  • 7. Nearly 9 out of 10 LGBT youth reported being verbally harassed at school in the past year because of their sexual orientation
  • 8. Bullies often go on to perpetrate violence later in life: 40% of boys identified as bullies in grades 6 through 9 had three or more arrests by age 30.
  • 9. One of every 10 students who drop out of school do so because of repeated bullying.
  • 10. 75% of school shooting incidents have been linked to bullying and harassment.
  • 11. 64% of children who were bullied did not report it.
  • 12. Nearly 70% of students think schools respond poorly to bullying.
  • 13. As of 2012, 49 USA states have implemented anti bullying laws.
  • 14. Check more detailed information about Bullying in: “Statistics from”