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Total percent of U.S. population that has specific reading disorders15%
Total percentage of american adults who can’t understand the labels on their prescriptions46%
Total percent of young people who claim they read more than 10 books a year56%
Total percentage of U.S. adults who are unable to read an 8th grade level book50%
Total amount of words read annually by a person who reads 15 minutes a day1 million
Total percent of U.S. high school graduates who will never read a book after high school33%
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Total percentage of college students who will never read another book after they graduate42%
Total percentage of U.S. families who did not buy a book this year80%
Total percentage of adults that have not been in a book store in the past 5 years70%
Total percentage of books started that aren't read to completion57%
Total percent of U.S. students that are dyslexic15%
Total percentage of NASA employees that are dyslexic50%
Total number of U.S. inmates that are literate15%
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Sources: Read Faster, Reading Stats, Statistic Brain Research Institute
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: August 4, 2017

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