Illiteracy By Vicky Chan and Shanshan Wu. What is Illiteracy?. Illiteracy is the inability to read and write. There is about 1 billion of non- illiterate adults today. That is 26 % of the world’s population. 98% of the non- illiterates live in developing countries. . Types of Illiteracy.
There are many reasons that cause illiteracy such as:
Should we continue to ignore this major global issue that costs economic, cultural and political problems? If not, how can we decrease the number of illiterate people to lower the costs and losses that results from illiteracy?