Considering the range of multi-national companies in the Wee County, it might come as a surprise that teenagers are the least likely in the whole of Ireland to find work close to home.
More than 4,822 secondary school students took part in the survey on the Studyclix website but students here were the least optimistic about finding work locally when they progress into the workforce.
Overall the survey found that 56% of second-level students were stressed about school, with four out of 10 admitting they feel they will have to emigrate in order to get a job.
More than half of the students surveyed (55%) feel they are ‘addicted’ to their phones. Some 49% admitted to checking their phone in class once the teacher’s back was turned.
While just 3% of students smoke, more than four in 10 said they drink regularly. Some 88% of first-year students say they never drink and 6% claim to drink only on special occasions.
For Leaving Certificate students, 19% said they never drink and 65% drink on special occasions.
A quarter of all students said they have witnessed cyberbullying in the last school year.
The most used social media platform among students is still Facebook, with 81% of those surveyed active on the platform. The second-most popular channel is picture-sharing app Snapchat at 80%. Instagram is third at 68%, while Twitter trails in fourth at 53%.
Some 13% of students surveyed have a profile on the online-dating site Tinder; 6% of students at junior level (12- 15-year-olds) also have a profile on the site.