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Data literacy
Last Updated: Apr 11, 2023

"literacy, n. 1. The quality, condition, or state of being literate; the ability to read and write. Also: the extent of this in a given community, region, period, etc. 2. In extended use (usually with modifying word). The ability to ‘read’ a specified subject or medium; competence or knowledge in a particular area." OED

Data literacy refers to the ability to read, understand, and analyze data. Data literacy skills include being able to obtain meaningful information from data, understand visualized data (charts, graphs, tables), and data analysis.

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