ISPCC Bullying Statistics - EU Kids Online (Ireland Report)
1 in 5 (19%) young people across Europe have been bullied
23% (9-16 year olds) reported having been bullied either online or offline
Of the 23% bullied; 15% was face to face, 4% was on the internet and 4% was via mobile
15-16 year olds reported more electronic bullying; 9% internet and 10% mobile phone
14% have bullied others in the past year
In 2011, Childline phone service received 10,722 calls from children and young people in relation to Bullying. These children present as being helpless, not knowing what to do; they are afraid to tell anyone due to the fear that the bullying may get worse.