Improving adult literacy would have enormous economic benefits. Bringing all adults to the equivalent of a sixth grade reading level would generate an additional $ trillion – or 10% of GDP – in annual income for the country. 6. President of the Australia Council of Adult Literacy (ACAL) Jo Medlin agrees any real improvement in adult literacy in the past decade would be a shock. "I don't know if it's necessarily gone.
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A significant percentage of Australian adults have low literacy (43%), numeracy (54%) and digital skills; impacting around three million or one-fifth of working aged Australians. The data on adult literacy and numeracy tells us that there is a mismatch between. Dec 05, · Australia’s overall primary literacy rates are improving but the number of students with the lowest literacy rates remain stubbornly consistent, a new study has found.