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Summary

Low levels of literacy and numeracy among the existing and the future workforce are likely to be a major barrier to labour market integration and future growth.

Key facts:

  • Low levels of literacy and numeracy among the existing and the future workforce are likely to be a major barrier to labour market integration and future growth.
  • One in five 15-year-olds are not achieving baseline standards in reading, literacy and mathematics.
  • The EU 2020 benchmark for literacy will be a challenge to achieve.

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