Links to Facts and Statistics

2009 Health Literacy Fact Sheet (pdf) provides current facts on health and adult literacy issues; includes what you can do to improve health literacy in the United States.

2009 Adult Literacy Fact Sheet (pdf) provides a quick overview of adult literacy, literacy rates, and why adult literacy is important.

For information on the new National Assessment of Adult Literacy 2002; Literacy in Everyday life: Results From the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy.

Other Resources:

American Community Survey, 2006–2008 American Community Survey 3-Year Estimates