UK’s first National Numeracy Day celebrates the importance of numbers as new research reveals half of Brits struggle with everyday tasks involving numeracy
- 37% of us have felt stressed about everyday tasks involving numeracy, whilst almost half (45%) admit to struggling with these tasks
- 18.5m working age adults have poor or low numeracy levels yet only 36% of those surveyed online say they want to improve
- First National Numeracy Day highlights the benefits of good numeracy and encourages people to take action to improve their skills
New research released today to mark the launch of the UK’s first ever National Numeracy Day has shown that anxiety around numeracy and maths could be holding back millions of people from getting on at work or getting a better deal on their personal finances. The event aims to raise awareness of the many benefits of good numeracy and help people to feel more confident in improving their skills.
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