Chapter 2: Proficiency in key information-processing skills among working-age adults

 

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Figures

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  • Figure 2.1- Literacy proficiency among adults
  • Figure 2.2a Comparison of average literacy proficiency among adults
  • Figure 2.2b Comparison of average literacy proficiency among adults (adjusted)
  • Figure 2.3a Comparison of average literacy proficiency among young adults
  • Figure 2.3b Comparison of average literacy proficiency of young adults (adjusted)
  • Figure 2.4 Distribution of literacy proficiency scores
  • Figure 2.5 Numeracy proficiency among adults
  • Figure 2.6a Comparison of average numeracy proficiency among adults
  • Figure 2.6b Comparison of average numeracy proficiency among adults (adjusted)
  • Figure 2.7a Comparison of average numeracy proficiency among young adults
  • Figure 2.7b Comparison of average numeracy proficiency among young adults (adjusted)
  • Figure 2.8 Distribution of numeracy proficiency scores
  • Figure 2.9 Correlation among key information-processing skills
  • Figure 2.10a Proficiency in problem solving in technology-rich environments among adults
  • Figure 2.10b Proficiency in problem solving in technology-rich environments among young adults
  • Figure 2.11 Relationship between literacy and problem solving in technology-rich environments
  • Figure 2.12 Relationship between numeracy and problem solving in technology-rich environments
  • Figure 2.13 Summary of proficiency in key information-processing skills

 

  • Box 2.1 Figure a GDP per capita, USD
  • Box 2.1 Figure b Population with tertiary education
  • Box 2.1 Figure c Population without upper secondary education
  • Box 2.1 Figure d Foreign-born population as a percentage of total population
  • Box 2.3 Figure a Percentage of respondents taking different pathways in the Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC)
  • Box 2.5 Figure a Relationship between literacy proficiency and performance in reading components
  • Box 2.10 Figure a Adults’ range of experience with computers and the computer-based assessment, by socio-demographic profile


Tables

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  • Table A2.1 Percentage of adults scoring at each proficiency level in literacy
  • Table A2.2a Mean literacy proficiency
  • Table A2.2b Mean proficiency in literacy among 16-65 year-olds (adjusted)
  • Table A2.3 Mean proficiency in literacy among 16-24 year-olds (adjusted)
  • Table A2.4 Mean literacy proficiency and distribution of literacy scores, by percentile
  • Table A2.5 Percentage of adults scoring at each proficiency level in numeracy
  • Table A2.6a Mean numeracy proficiency
  • Table A2.6b Mean proficiency in numeracy among 16-65 year-olds (adjusted)
  • Table A2.7 Mean proficiency in numeracy among 16-24 year-olds (adjusted)
  • Table A2.8 Mean numeracy proficiency and distribution of numeracy scores, by percentile
  • Table A2.9 Correlation between literacy and numeracy proficiency
  • Table A2.10a Percentage of adults scoring at each proficiency level in problem solving in technology-rich environments
  • Table A2.10b Percentage of 16-24 year-olds scoring at each proficiency level in problem solving in technology-rich environments
  • Table A2.11 Mean literacy proficiency, by level of proficiency in problem solving in technology-rich environments
  • Table A2.12 Mean numeracy proficiency, by level of proficiency in problem solving in technology-rich environments