Mayo

The information contained in the Planet Youth Mayo Schools and County reports is presented here in the Mayo Survey Results section of the website. The reports contain the responses of 1,397 pupils who sat the Junior Certificate in Mayo in June 2018. The survey was conducted in October 2018 after their return to school. The data gives an interesting insight into the lives of young people and what’s it’s like growing up in Mayo at the moment. It also shows some information on the risk and protective factors in their social environment.

Substance Use

Substance Use

48%
Pupils in Mayo who have been drunk once or more in their lifetime

Leisure Time

Leisure Time

21%
Pupils in Mayo who were outside after midnight once or more in the past week

Wellbeing Indicators

Wellbeing Indicators

21%
Pupils in Mayo who reported feeling nervousness often in the past week

Parents & Family

Parents & Family

72%
Pupils in Mayo say it is easy to discuss personal affairs with their parents

School

School

87%
Pupils in Mayo often or always feel safe in school