Literacy Facts

February 2008
Feliciter;2008, Vol. 54 Issue 1, preceding p1
The article offers information on the estimation of literate people in Canada. Out of 10 adult Canadians, age 16-65 struggle with low literacy. Meanwhile, the majority of Canadian youth, age 16-65, attain the minimum level of literacy skills needed to cope with the demands of everyday life and work. Moreover, an estimated 781 million adults are illiterate.


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