National Numeracy Day

It seems strange that many people seem happy to admit in public that they are not numbers people. Numbers play such a big part in all of our lives. From household budgeting, to shopping, cooking, planning a journey or working out our team’s chance of winning the league. We all use numbers every day. 

Despite this, one in every two working-age adults in the UK struggle with using numbers. 

The first ever National Numeracy Day is on 16 May 2018. The day is all about recognising the important part numbers play in everyday life and helping people sharpen skills and build confidence so they can use numbers to help them save money, progress at work – or just manage everyday situations more easily. 

Being better with numbers isn’t a special talent, it’s something we can all do. We’re all numbers people. 

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