When Is National Numeracy Day?


National Numeracy Day is on the 16th of May with 2,637 tweets.

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Is It Numeracy Day Today?

It's Numeracy day on the 16th of May.

Numeracy Day' is by our calculation on: May the 16th. The first time we detected Numeracy Day was the 28th of March 2018 and the most recent detection of references to Numeracy Day was 1 week ago.

We're now tracking the sentiment around every mention of Numeracy day to show how people feel about Numeracy. See if people like Numeracy here.
We're detecting how Numeracy affects other things more widely than just being a celebrated day. See how Numeracy affects company share prices.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up, on the 16th of May. In total we detected 69 total unique days being shared such as Numeracy Day which had 1,735 people talking about it, or Peace Officers Memorial Day having 853 tweets. A random sample of which are shown below.


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National Numeracy Day, on the 16th of May

How Is The Date For Numeracy Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Numeracy Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on May 16, 2018 across social media making references to 'Numeracy Day'. Our algorithms examine all of the references to National Days across social media and updates whatnationaldayisit.com hourly, with our homepage displaying the current national day, including others such as: Love A Tree, Chocolate Chip or Bbq Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Numeracy Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!


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Can I Register Numeracy Day?

We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Numeracy day". We only aim to programatically reflect what 'National Day' it is based of what The Internet Says It Is. We believe this is much more fun as it reflects the nature of how the most amusing / interesting national days are often created organically and grow based off popular social trends and sharing, as such we don't add new days to our database unless they are organically observed on social media.


Is it National Numeracy Day Everywhere?

Yes? No.. Sort of | Maybe ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

What's really intersting is how whilst some National Days like National Daughters Day are seemingly celebrated internationally irrespective of geography, some very popular days (That often become the No. 1 National Day on our homepage) are in fact locally very specific and are offical holidays celebrated on a Country's national calendar. Take National Rambutan Day for instance, Rambutan is a popular Souteast Asian fruit and not seen so much in the UK, Europe or the USA. Some regionally specific trends subsequently become immensely popular internationally and worldwide, partly fuelled by widely shared 'National Days', National Pabebe Wave Day being one such example.

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Hang On, It Was National Numeracy Day Already This Year..!?

Yes, this is strangely enough entirely possible. The date shown for National Numeracy Day can change, if for instance several hundred people tweeted about Numeracy Day in early April, then in May a few thousand people tweeted about Numeracy day, then the date shown for National Numeracy Day, could come up twice :D

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