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Presents the latest available literacy data (2016) and an overview of national, regional and global trends over the past five decades.
01/09/2017
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The theme of this year's International Literacy Day on Friday, 8 September, is ‘Literacy in a Digital World’. The Day aims to highlight the kind of literacy skills people need to navigate this world...
05/09/2017
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New data released today by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) show that 617 million children and adolescents worldwide are not reaching minimum proficiency levels in reading and mathematics....
21/09/2017
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Literacy rates continue to rise from one generation to the next. Yet according to new data from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, there are still 750 million illiterate adults, two-thirds of whom...
01/09/2017
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Six out of ten children and adolescents are unable to meet minimum proficiency levels in reading and mathematics, according to the UIS. A new paper presents the methodology used to produce these...
07/11/2017
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The news that more than more than half – 617 million - children and adolescents of primary and lower secondary school age worldwide are not reaching minimum proficiency levels in reading and...
08/11/2017
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New data from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics show that 617 million children and adolescents worldwide are not achieving minimum proficiency levels in reading and mathematics. The figure signals...
21/09/2017
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Describes the development and application of LAMP to measure literacy and numeracy across countries.
24/11/2017
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