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Previous research finds that

  • The annual economic impact of bullying in Australia totals an estimated $2.3 billion, incurred while children are in school and for 20 years after school completion
  • Almost 25 % of school students in Australia, or an estimated 910,000 children, experience bullying at some stage during their time in school
  • It has been estimated that there are around 45 million bullying incidents across all schools each year, instigated by around 543,000 perpetrators
  • There are an estimated 218,000 victims

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