Information on adult literacy in the UK and our Books Unlocked programme. These are the latest available statistics for adult literacy levels in England (), .
In England, adult literacy is often referred to in terms of 'levels' – for example, a government survey of adult literacy skills found that % (or 1 in 7) of.
Between and , United Kingdom adult literacy rate remained stable at around 99 %. Adult (15+) literacy rate (%). Total is the percentage of the.
Or adults in the workplace not having enough literacy to fill in a form, that there are five million adults in the UK who are functionally illiterate.
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 .