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The State of Data Literacy in 2023

We've surveyed over 550 business leaders across the UK and US to find out how they are approaching the data skills revolution. Discover key insights to apply in your organization today:

  • What data literacy means and what transformational benefits it can bring
  • Best practices from leaders at the forefront of data upskilling
  • What the future of data skills holds for individuals, organizations, and society at large
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What's covered in the report

For many, data's growing value remains inaccessible without the necessary skills, culture, and mindset. To help businesses unlock this potential, we’ve analyzed thousands of data points to uncover:

  • The essential data skills employers need and how they’re addressing the data literacy skill gap
  • The impact data literacy adoption has on innovation, ROI, decision-making, and more
  • People-first strategies that motivate employees to transform organizations into data-driven powerhouses
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Key report findings


three of the top five fastest-growing skills in the past five years were data skills; business intelligence (41%), data science (37%), and data literacy 30%)


of leaders recognize data literacy as the most important skill behind basic computer skills


of respondents agreed that employees equipped with data literacy skills outperformed those without the same fundamental data skills


of leaders agreed they would pay a salary premium to candidates with data literacy skills


of leaders engaged in data upskilling have experienced more than 70% improvement in quality and speed of decision-making, innovation, customer experience, and employee retention


of leaders believe colleges and high schools must provide all students with data literacy skills, while 88% believe data literacy is an essential 21st-century skill 


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