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4125.0 - Gender Indicators, Australia, Aug 2013  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 27/08/2013   
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LITERACY AND NUMERACY SKILLS


KEY SERIES



DOCUMENT LITERACY AT SKILL LEVELS 1 AND 2 (a)(b), 15-64 years

2006

%

Males
41.9
Females
45.0

(a) Males and females with document literacy as a proportion of persons aged 15-64 years for each sex.
(b) Levels 1 and 2 are the two lowest measured levels of literacy and Levels 4 and 5 are the two highest measured levels. For further information see Appendix 1 in ABS Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey, Summary Results, Australia, 2006 (cat. no. 4228.0).

Source: ABS Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey, Summary Results, Australia, 2006 (cat. no. 4228.0).



RELATED SERIES


NUMERACY COMPETENCY AT SKILL LEVELS 1 AND 2 (a)(b), 15-64 years

2006

%

Males
44.9
Females
54.7


(a) Males and females with numeracy competency as a proportion of persons aged 15-64 years for each sex.
(b) Levels 1 and 2 are the two lowest measured levels of numeracy and Levels 4 and 5 are the two highest measured levels. For further information see Appendix 1 in ABS Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey, Summary Results, Australia, 2006 (cat. no. 4228.0).

Source: ABS Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey, Summary Results, Australia, 2006 (cat. no. 4228.0).



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