Workplace Bullying

Jul 30, 2012

Q. Over the last 2 or 3 years, have you been subjected to bullying at work or witnessed bullying of any of your work colleagues?

 

Total

Men

Women

Aged

18-34

Aged

35-54

Aged 55+

Full time workers

Part time workers

I have been bullied at work

13%

10%

15%

14%

16%

7%

14%

14%

I have witnessed bullying at work

19%

19%

19%

23%

21%

12%

25%

20%

Total bullied/witnessed bullying

26%

25%

27%

30%

30%

15%

34%

25%

No, I haven’t been bullied or witnessed bullying

55%

56%

55%

56%

58%

49%

62%

64%

I don’t work

15%

14%

16%

5%

10%

35%

Don’t know

4%

5%

2%

9%

2%

1%

4%

11%

26% of respondents said they had been bullied or witnessed bullying in the workplace over the last 2-3 years. 15% of women and 16% of people aged 35-54 said they had personally been bullied.

34% of full-time workers and 25% of part-time workers said they had been bullied or witnessed bullying. Levels of bullying were similar across income groups.

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