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Spanish young people are the second worst prepared in the world in analysing data, ahead of Singapore, according to the Data Literacy Index.

Only 3.2% are able to understand, analyse and work with data, while 20.6% report being overwhelmed by data in their daily lives: for example, 15% report having trouble understanding data from the news, 28% from politics, and 26% from politics, while 26% report having trouble understanding data from the news, 28% report having trouble understanding data from the media, 28% report having trouble understanding data from politics, and 26% report having trouble understanding data from the media. understand bank details.

Young people are almost three times as likely as adults to be unemployed and in low-quality jobs, according to the United Nations.

Spanish young people are the second worst prepared in the world to work with data: only 3.2% feel able to read, understand, share and analyse data, surpassing only those in Singapore (3.2%) and far behind Indians, who lead the ranking (47.2%), and other European countries, such as Sweden (17.3%), the United Kingdom (16.9%) or France (10.3%). These data have been extracted from the Data Literacy Index or DLI, a report prepared by Qlika leading data analytics company, and the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Data literate 16-24 year-olds

 

A worrying future for young people

Young people are almost three times more likely than adults to be unemployed, to be in low-quality jobs and to face inequalities in the labour market.

Likewise, 20.6% of young Spaniards claim to have difficulties in understanding the data that surrounds them in their daily lives; for example, 15% claim to have difficulties in understanding the data that surrounds them in their daily lives; for example, 15% claim to have difficulties in understanding the data that surrounds them in their daily lives. problems in understanding data 28%, from news; 28%, from politics; or, 26%, to understand banking data. These figures, together with the low national data literacy rate (3.2%), suggest a low awareness among Spanish youth of the importance that data will play in their professional careers. Finally, the percentage of young Spaniards who feel overwhelmed by data in their work environment is 44%.

16-24 year olds working with data at work

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