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The Maths Anxiety Trust aims to eliminate anxiety about Maths

Official figures


36% of younger (15-24 year-olds) people feel anxious about maths, compared to 10% of older (65+)


20% of adults in Great Britain have felt anxious when confronted with a mathematical problem


23% of parents of children aged 5-15 report that their eldest child often feels anxious when attempting to solve a maths problem


80% of adults have never heard of the term Maths Anxiety


Extract from the Ipsos MORI poll, commissioned by

Maths Anxiety Trust in May 2018

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