61 rows · Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement about their everyday life. Australia literacy rate for was %, a 0% increase from Australia literacy rate for was %, a 0% increase from Literacy skills are becoming increasingly important in contemporary Australian society. In , just over half of Australians aged years had adequate or better prose (54%) and document (53%) literacy skills.
Some % of adults in Australia attain only Level 1 or below in literacy proficiency (a lower proportion than the average of %) and % attain Level 1 or below in numeracy (slightly higher than the average %).File Size: KB. rows · The global literacy rate for all people aged 15 and above is %. The global .
Around % (,) of Australians aged 15 to 74 years had literacy skills at Below Level 1, a further 10% ( million) at Level 1, 30% ( million) at Level 2, 38% ( million) at Level 3, 14% ( million) at Level 4, and % (,) at Level 5. rows · The literacy rate for all males and females that are at least 15 years old is %. .
Jun 15, · Adult literacy rates can be equally low. About 40% of Aboriginal adults have low literacy across Australia, a figure which can be as high as 70% in remote areas. L Literacy programs help adults improve their lives and "get back on their feet". (see bottom of this article). The Australian literacy and numeracy workforce: a literature review. By Joanne Medlin, Occasional paper 9 December This review focuses on the development of the literacy and numeracy workforce and critically discusses the roles of qualified and unqualified workers, volunteers and students and the link between teacher qualifications, teacher characteristics .