Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/132429
Title: Literacy in Singapore, 1970-1980
Authors: Kuo, E.C.Y. 
Issue Date: 1983
Source: Kuo, E.C.Y. (1983). Literacy in Singapore, 1970-1980. RELC Journal 14 (1) : 1-17. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: In a comparison of literacy statistics in the 1970 & 1980 censuses, the literacy trend in Singapore is analyzed. There has been substantial growth in general literacy. Concurrently, & more significantly, there has been a distinct trend toward equality in literacy among various ethnic groups & between Ms & Fs. The % of the population with biliterate or multiliterate ability increased tremendously. English & Chinese made parallel growth in literacy. While Malay & Tamil did not make much gain in literacy by population, both have made some progress within the Malay & Indian communities respectively. HA.
Source Title: RELC Journal
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/132429
ISSN: 00336882
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