Must-Know Playground Bullying Statistics [Current Data]

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"20% of U.S. students report being bullied at school."

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"64% of children who were bullied did not report it."

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"57% of bullying situations cease when a peer intervenes."

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"30% of young people admit to bullying others."

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"Playground bullying accounts for 34.1% of the overall bullying incidents."

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"70.6% of young people say they have seen bullying in their schools."

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"41% of students who reported being bullied at school indicated that it happened in the hallways or stairwells."

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"60% of middle school students say that they have been bullied, while 16% of staff believe that students are bullied."

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"By age 14, less than 30% of boys and 40% of girls will talk to their peers about bullying."

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"71% of school staff members have witnessed bullying."

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"Physical bullying increases in elementary school, peaks in middle school, and declines in high school."

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"80% of the time, an argument with a bully will end up in a physical fight."

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"1 in 10 students drop out of school because of repeated bullying."

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"Based on a survey, 74% of 8 to 11-year-olds said that teasing and bullying happen at their school."

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