Share of U.S. manufacturing establishments requiring basic reading, writing, math, and computer skills in core production jobs
|Basic reading skills (ability to read basic manuals)||75.6%|
|Basic writing skills (ability to write short notes)||60.5%|
|Basic math skills (ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide, and handle fractions)||74.0%|
|Basic reading, writing, and math skills||42.4%|
|Computer skills (required to use a computer at least several times a week)||62.3%|
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Source: MIT's Production in the Innovation Economy (PIE) Manufacturing Survey (2012–2013)