Literacy and numeracy among off-reserve First Nations people and Métis: Do higher skill levels improve labour market outcomes?

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This article examines the literacy and numeracy skills of off reserve First Nations and Métis adults aged 25 to 65, focusing on the factors and labour market outcomes associated with higher skill levels. In this study, individuals in the higher range for literacy and numeracy are defined as those who scored level 3 or higher (out of 5 levels) in tests administered by the 2012 Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC).

Issue Number: 2016001
Author(s): Arriagada, Paula; Hango, Darcy
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