Fewer students are being bullied at Norwegian schools, survey shows

Guri MelbyPhoto: Håkon Mosvold Larsen / NTB

A total of 5.8% of the students who responded to a recent student survey said they were bullied at school 2-3 times a month or more in 2020. That is 0.2% less than in 2019.

The survey included students from 5th grade and high school. 5.8% of them correspond to about 26,650 school students.

“I would, of course, wish that no students answered that they were bullied… At the same time, it is a good sign that the number is declining,” Minister of Education and Integration Guri Melby (V) noted in a press release.

Almost 80% of students responded to the survey in 2020, a new record.

“It is also very good that so many students have responded to the survey. It gives us good information about how the students are doing,” she added.

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