Why do you think some kids bully others?

 

 

Elementary Secondary
Girls Boys All Students Girls Boys All Students
% % % % % %
Trying to be cool 32.46 40.90 36.70 30.86 40.02 35.39
Insecure 22.01 10.90 16.56 35.60 18.64 27.21
Having family problems 16.55 17.15 16.85 7.64 11.35 9.47
Jealous 15.61 11.35 13.52 8.00 4.84 6.44
Just looking for fun 3.60 6.62 5.08 5.10 11.63 8.33
Angry 4.26 7.09 5.65 4.67 5.42 5.04
Mean 4.49 4.29 4.40 6.22 5.35 5.80
Bored 1.00 1.71 1.35 1.91 2.75 2.32

Source: Census at School Canada, 2013-2014