At Least 10% of Adults Lack Elementary Computer Skills, says OECD Report

IOECDn nearly all countries, at least 10% of adults lack the most elementary computer skills such as using a mouse, according to a report recently published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

In addition, the report shows that in some countries there are surprisingly small proportions of young adults who can solve complex problems in computer environments. Nordic countries and the Netherlands score the best in creating an environment in which most adults have experience with computers.

The OECD Skills Outlook 2013 report is an annual overview of how skills are being developed, activated and used across OECD and partner countries.

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