Bullying and offensive behaviour

More girls (25%) than boys (17%) reported having been bullied in the last year in a survey of Glasgow secondary school children.

Pupils reporting having been bullied in the last year Been bullied 2014 15

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More boys (20%) than girls (12%) reported that they had bullied or frightened someone else.

Pupils reporting having bullied or frightened someone else in the last yearBullying someone else 2014 15

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Those who had been bullied in the last year were asked how they had been bullied. The most common types of bullying were name calling (in 79% of cases of being bullied in person and 71% of cases of being bullied online) and hurtful comment (in 65% of cases of being bullied online and 61% of being bullied in person). Of those who had been bullied in person, one in four (26%) had been physically hurt. One in four (26%) incidents of online bullying involved pictures of the victim.

Types of bullying experienced in the last yearTypes of bullying 2014 15 

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