4 in 10 people struggle with math. I’ll explain this more simply, in case you’re one of the four. Take 10 people. 4 of them will lack confidence in using numbers in everyday life. That’s OK. Some people are good at people skills, or the spoken word, or at creative endeavors. The survey was commissioned by a company that wants to simplify what insurers are sharing with you, but the core is still the same.

FOUR in 10 (40 per cent) people do not feel confident about using numbers in their everyday lives, a survey has found.