Between 2008 and 2014, Australia adult literacy rate remained stable at around 99 %. Adult (15+) literacy rate (%). Total is the percentage of the population age 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life. Generally, ‘literacy’ also encompasses ‘numeracy’, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.
This is a list of countries by literacy rate.The figures represented are almost entirely collected by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) on behalf of UNESCO with 2015 estimates based on people aged 15 or over who can read and write. Where data is taken from a different source, notes are provided. The data is collated by mostly using surveys within the last ten years which are self.
ACAL. 151 likes. ACAL is a not for profit organisation that represents adult literacy and numeracy fields in Australia. Follow this page to get news, Followers: 162.
The Literacy for Life Foundation, Sydney, Australia. 664 likes. The Literacy For Life Foundation is an Aboriginal-led charity tackling low adult literacy 5/5(3).
The Literacy for Life Foundation was formed in 2013 by three prominent Aboriginal leaders namely Pat Anderson, Donna Ah Chee and Jack Beetson, in partnership with leading international construction company Brookfield Multiplex, to drive the National Aboriginal Adult Literacy Campaign across Australia.Type: Non-Profit Organization.