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WG/BRMB Survey of Adult Basic Skills 2010 Undertaken between March and November 2010

Statistics and tables lifted from Welsh Government website Full 16 page document at: http://wales.gov.uk/docs/statistics/2011/110713sdr1192011en.pdf

Overall Skill levels from survey numbers of: Literacy 2115

Numeracy 2119

There has been an improvement in literacy levels: At Entry level or below:

2010 - 12%

2004 - 25%.

Level 1:

2010 - 29%

2004 - 37%

Level 2 or above:

2010 - 59%

2004 - 38%

There is little change in numeracy levels: Entry Level or below:

2010 - 51%

2004 - 53%

Level 1:

2010 - 29%

2004 - 25%

Level 2 or above:

2010 - 21%

2004 - 22%

As in the 2004 survey, literacy and numeracy levels were higher amongst the employed, those with higher levels of household income and those with higher qualifications. However, as in 2004 even graduates and those earning ÂŁ50k and over showed rusty skills, particularly in numeracy with 19% of +ÂŁ50k earners and 24% of graduates being below level 1. For more information and advice please contact: North and Mid Wales Angela Baugh abaugh@tuc.org.uk Mob: 07717307265

South Wales and the Valleys Anne Jenkins ajenkins@tuc.org.uk Mob: 07827321725

Stats overview  
Stats overview  

Literacy 2115 Numeracy 2119 Statistics and tables lifted from Welsh Government website Full 16 page document at: http://wales.gov.uk/docs/st...

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