Bullying Behaviours - Statistics

In 2011, data was collected through the Ontario Student Drug Use and Health Survey on bullying behaviours among students (grade 7 through grade 12).

Overall, one in four students in Niagara had been bullied at school and one in five students had been bullied over the internet. The proportion of students involved in bullying behaviour in Niagara is not significantly different than the proportion of students involved in bullying in Ontario.

Bullying Behaviours in Niagara and Ontario

Type of InvolvementNiagaraOntario

Have been bullied at school

24.4%26.0%
Have taken part in bullying others18.7%21.7%
Have been picked on or bullied over the internet21.8%21.8%
Source: OSDUHS, 2011.
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