% of adults in England, or million people, can be described as having ' very poor literacy skills.' They can understand short straightforward texts on.
In England, adult literacy is often referred to in terms of 'levels' – for example, a government survey of adult literacy skills found that % (or 1 in 7) of.
According to the National Literacy Trust a major 16% of adults are considered to be 'functionally illiterate' in the United Kingdom. Literacy levels.
Nine million adults in the UK are functionally illiterate, and one in four British five- year-olds struggles with basic vocabulary. Three-quarters of.