Rates of literacy in the United States depend on which of the various definitions
of literacy is used. Governments may label as literate those individuals who can ...
Sep 6, 2013 ... The current literacy rate isn't any better than it was 10 years ago. ... 14 percent of
adult Americans demonstrated a “below basic” literacy level in ...
As the literacy rate doubles, so doubles the per capita income. ... functionally
illiterate and read below a 5th grade level; 44% of the American adults do not
Overview; Educational Characteristics of the Population; Enrollment Rates ...
Excerpts are taken from Chapter 1 of 120 Years of American Education: A
Approximately 32 million adults in America are considered to be illiterate; about
... We've included some statistics on illiteracy rates among juvenile and adult ...
Dec 2, 2015 ... Illiteracy Rate Statistics. ... best selling books of all time illiteracy rates ... Percent
of U.S. adults who can't read (below a basic level), 14 %.
Jan 8, 2009 ... ... the USA about one in seven are saddled with such low literacy skills that ...
time lets the public see literacy rates as far down as county levels.
Worldwide, 775 million adults — approximately 12 percent of the world's
population ... [Education Attainment table, 2010 American Community Survey (
There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise
specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read ...
In each type of literacy, 13 percent of adults were at or above Proficient ... Over 70
% of inmates in America's prisons cannot read above a fourth grade level.