The results of a recent study have shown that literate people live a better life as compared to people without proper literacy. Better literate people are also more successful in finding life-long partners. This study was conducted by the National Literacy Trust. The satisfaction levels were also higher in literate people.
This study showed that 43 per cent of people with poor literacy (equal to a seven-year-old) are living alone as compared to 30 per cent who have enough reading skills to attain a grade C or above in a GCSE.
Researchers established that nine per cent literate men live with their parents as compared to 22 per cent of men lacking literacy skills.
The study showed that by the age of 34, 68 percent of men and 70 percent of women with good literacy skills are living together or married as compared to 52 percent of men and 60 percent of women without good literacy skills.
The study also revealed that most literate people are satisfied with their lives. Researchers found that 78 percent literate people are satisfied with their lives as compared to 50 percent of the literacy-challenged people. Perhaps unsurprisingly literate people are also financially in a better state. The chances of smoking, to face gloom of life were found less in literate people.