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 ...
Approximately 32 million adults in America are considered to be illiterate; about
... We've included some statistics on illiteracy rates among juvenile and adult ...
1 in 4 children in America grow up without learning how to read. ... Reports show
that the rate of low literacy in the United States directly costs the healthcare ...
As the literacy rate doubles, so doubles the per capita income. ... Between 46 and
51% of American adults have an income well below the poverty level because ...
Third Edition. A First Look at the Findings of the National Adult Literacy Survey .....
projected that by the year 2080, nearly 25 percent of the adults in this nation.
Aug 22, 2016 ... 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 %.
Country, LITERACY(%). Afghanistan, definition: age 15 and over can read and
write total population: 38.2% male: 52% female: 24.2% (2015 est.).
Of adults with the lowest literacy levels, 43 percent live in poverty, and 70% of ...
care costs is linked to low adult literacy.<sup>3</sup> Nearly half of American adults have ...
Aug 26, 2015 ... The most frequently referenced definition of “functional literacy” is ... at the fact
that America's knowledge-based economy has increased the ...