Most of the times literate individuals tend to maintain a better and safe health of their family members because they can access vital information and get the required medication for their family members. Literacy will even help in eradicating poverty and improve the social welfare of community. Research reveals that the ability to read and write will help the individuals to get more employment opportunities.
Here are few interesting statistics about literate individuals in America:
Over 93 million adults in America will have limited reading skills and quantitative skills.
More than 63 million Americans have basic level reading skills through which they carryout daily literacy activities.
In United States, 34.1% of job applicants lack of literacy skills that they require to execute their job tasks.
Reports show that 43% of individuals with low literacy skills will live in poverty.
People possessing low literacy skills are less likely to have their health checkup regularly, maintain a a fire extinguisher and will have less access to the Medicare.