Aug 04, 2017 · Statistic Brain provides millions of students, journalists, and business owners the data they need to succeed in their daily pursuits. In addition, 83% of adults simply find statistics fascinating to read. We never limit our ever-expanding array of topics to ensure you will always discover something new each time you stop by for intense research. Of adults with the lowest literacy levels, 43 percent live in poverty, and 70% of adult welfare recipients have low literacy levels. 2 There is a clear correlation between more education and higher earnings, and between higher educational scores and higher earnings.
May 24, 2017 · According to the US Department of Education and the National Institute of Literacy, the following statistics outline the state of literacy in the United States. 1. 32 million adults can not read in the United States equal to 14% of the population. 2. 21% of US adults read below the 5th grade level. 3. 19% of high school graduates can not read. More than 20 percent of adults read at or below a fifth-grade level - far below the level needed to earn a living wage.
Sep 01, 2016 · Young adults – 80% of 18- to 29-year-olds have read a book in the last year, compared with 67% of those 65 and older. These young adults are more likely than their elders to read books in various digital formats, but are also more likely to read print books as well: 72% have read a print book in the last year, compared with 61% of seniors. 1Author: Andrew Perrin. Mar 23, 2018 · Adults with annual household incomes of $30,000 or less are about three times as likely as the most affluent adults to be non-book readers (36% vs. 13%). Hispanic adults are about twice as likely as whites (38% vs. 20%) to report not having read a book in the past 12 months.Author: Andrew Perrin.
About 73 percent of the respondents aged between 30 to 49 years old said they read at least one book in the last 12 months. The share among respondents between 50 and 64 years old stood at 70 percent, whereas 67 percent of respondents aged 65 plus stated reading book during the time measured.