FSD3073 PIAAC 2012: Survey of Adult Skills: Finnish Data

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  • University of Jyväskylä. Finnish Institute for Educational Research
  • Finnish National Board of Education
  • Ministry of Education and Culture
  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development OECD
  • Statistics Finland
  • Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment


ability evaluation, adults, comprehension, education, literacy, numeracy, occupational life, problem solving, reading skills


The study charted adults’ proficiency in basic information-processing skills; literacy, numeracy and problem solving in technology-rich environments. Background information on the respondents included, among others, their educational and occupational backgrounds and their need for cognitive, physical, social, learning and computer skills.

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