- Personal Bullying: 34.4%
- Peer Bullying: 38.1%
- Perpetrators of bullying: 23.3%
Current research highlights various factors or attributes that may contribute to victimization, which include jealousy and physical appearance which in turn makes young people extremely vulnerable to the various forms of bullying.
‘Cyber bullying is bullying through e-mail, instant messaging (IMing), chat room exchanges, Website posts, or digital messages or images sent to a cellular phone or personal digital assistant (PDA)'
- (Kowalski, RM, Limber, S P & Agatston, PW. 2008. Cyber bullying: bullying in the digital age. Malden, MA: Blackwell.)