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Bullycide Facts and Stats

1According to CDC, about 4,400 deaths of younger people are recorded every year due to suicide. This is considered as the third major cause of death in the U.S. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

1About 14% of high school students have thought of committing suicide and 7% have attempted to do it (Occupy Theory)

1A study of students ages 12 – 16 found that those who witnessed bullying reported more feelings of depression, anxiety, hostility and inferiority (American Psychological Association)

1Teens whose ages 10-14 are at higher risks of suicide (Occupy Theory) 

1About 30% of students are bullied and 160,000 of kids choose to stay at home because of their fear of being bullied (Malick)

1Other bullycide statistics state that 56% of students have witnessed bullying and this usually takes place at school (Occupy Theory)

11 out of 10 students drop out from school due to repeated bullying (Occupy Theory)

1A study in Britain found that at least half of suicides among young people are related to bullying (Bullying Statistics)

1Bully victims are between 2-9 times more likely to consider suicide than non-victims (Bullying Statistics)

1  90% of the bullying that is occurring in public schools throughout America occurs between 4th and 8th grades (Make Beats)  





 

 

 

Sources

-American Psychological Association. (2009). Witnesses to Bullying May Face More Mental Health Risks Than Bullies and Victims, Study Finds.
http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2009/12/witness-bullying.aspx

-Bullying Statistics. (2013). Bullying and Suicide
http://news.yale.edu/2008/07/16/bullying-suicide-link-explored-new-study-researchers-yale

-Bullying-Suicide Link Explored in New Research by Yale. (2008). Yale News.
http://news.yale.edu/2008/07/16/bullying-suicide-link-explored-new-study-researchers-yale

-Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Injury Center: Violence Protection.
  http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pub/youth_suicide.html

-Make Beats Not Beat Downs. (2009). Facts & Statistics.
http://www.makebeatsnotbeatdowns.org/facts_new.html

-Malick, Amy. Study: Bullying Common Among Teens. (2014). ABC News.
http://abcnews.go.com/Health/story?id=117495

-Occupy Theory. (2013). Bullying Statistics and Stories.
http://occupytheory.org/bullycide-statistics-and-stories/