More girls than boys were found to have low self-esteem in a survey of Glasgow secondary schoolchildren.

Self Esteem gender 2010 Glasgclick to enlarge

Low self-esteem was more common among upper school pupils than lower school pupils.

Self Esteem stage 2010 Glasgclick to enlarge

Self-esteem was measured in this survey using Rosenberg's Self-Esteem Scale. As this survey was only carried out in Glasgow schools it is not possible to compare the results with other areas in Scotland.