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Adult Literacy Survey, Northern Ireland

Creator:

Central Survey Unit, Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency

Subject Keywords: Adult literacy
Catalogue: Data
Primary Data Sources
Type: Dataset
Region: Northern Ireland
Description:

The Adult Literacy survey carried out in Northern Ireland in 1996 was part of an international programme of surveys known as the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS). Between 1994 and 1999, three rounds of data collection on IALS were carried out involving the following countries; Chile, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia and the Italian-speaking population of Switzerland, Australia, Belgium (Flanders), Canada, Germany, Republic of Ireland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Sweden, the French and German speaking regions of Switzerland, Northern Ireland, Great Britain and the United States. The survey was the first literacy survey to be carried out in Northern Ireland on a representative probability sample of adults of working age. It set out to profile the literacy abilities of adults aged 16-65 using an internationally agreed measurement instrument.

Date:

01/01/1996

Rights: © Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA)
Suggested citation:

Central Survey Unit, Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency. (1996) Adult Literacy Survey, Northern Ireland [Online]. Available from: http://www.thehealthwell.info/node/5274 [Accessed: 21st July 2018].

  

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