Document Type

Report

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This item is available under a Creative Commons License for non-commercial use only

Disciplines

Information science (social aspects)

Publication Details

Digital Childhoods Working Paper Series, No.5

Abstract

  • Almost a quarter (23%) of 9-16 year olds surveyed experienced some form of bullying, online or offline. Bullying online or by mobile is less common (4%) than face to face. Levels of bullying in Ireland are a little above the average reported by the 25 countries (23% vs. 19%) but lower for cyberbullying (4% vs. 6%).
  • Bullying face to face is experienced by younger children (under 12) as well as by older teens. Online bullying is much less common among younger 9-12 olds and happens mostly to teenagers.

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