Table B.4.1
Literacy and numeracy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65 in ALL and PIAAC, Canada, 2003 and 2012

Table summary
This table displays the results of literacy and numeracy — averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65 in all and piaac. The information is grouped by skill and survey (appearing as row headers), average, standard error, below level 1, level 1, level 2, level 3 and level 4 or 5, calculated using percent and standard error units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Skill and survey Average Standard error Below level 1 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 or 5
percent standard error percent standard error percent standard error percent standard error percent standard error
Literacy  
ALL 280.1 (0.7) 4.5 (0.3) 9.7 (0.5) 26.8 (0.8) 41.0 (0.9) 17.9 (0.7)
PIAAC 273.5 (0.6) 3.8 (0.2) 12.7 (0.5) 32.0 (0.7) 37.6 (0.7) 13.9 (0.5)
Numeracy  
ALL 272.4 (0.7) 5.1 (0.3) 12.5 (0.6) 31.1 (0.9) 37.1 (0.9) 14.3 (0.6)
PIAAC 265.5 (0.7) 6.0 (0.3) 16.6 (0.5) 32.1 (0.5) 32.6 (0.7) 12.7 (0.4)
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