Sep 09, · A new study conducted by Gallup for the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy finds that low levels of adult literary could be costing the U. S. as much $ trillion a year. In , the global adult literacy rate for the population aged 15 years and older was 84% (see Statistical Table 1 and. Figure 1). Two regions, Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia, were at or near universal literacy, with adult literacy rates of 99% and %, respectively. North America and Western Europe is also assumed to be near.
Feb 05, · A federal parliamentary inquiry has been launched in a bid to address the intergenerational cycle of poor adult literacy in Australia. famous Penfolds wine have been spotted on sale in China. The adult literacy rate measures literacy among persons age 15 and older. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, about four out of five U.S. adults (79%) have medium to high English literacy skills. These literacy levels are sufficient to compare and contrast information, paraphrase, and make low-level inferences.
China - China - Education: The educational system in China is a major vehicle for both inculcating values in and teaching needed skills to its people. Traditional Chinese culture attached great importance to education as a means of enhancing a person’s worth and career. In the early s the Chinese communists worked hard to increase the country’s rate of literacy, an effort that won them. Jul 11, · A national health literacy scale was developed in China in , though no studies have validated it. In this investigation, we assessed the reliability, construct validity, and measurement invariance of that scale. A population-based sample of participants in Hunan Province was used to validate the Chinese Resident Health Literacy Scale based on item response theory and classical test.