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IELTS Report on the percentage of households owned and rented accommodation

The chart below shows the percentage of households owned and rented accommodation in England and Wales between 1918 and 2011.

You should spend about 20 minutes on the task.

The chart below shows the percentage of households owned and rented accommodation in England and Wales between 1918 and 2011.

Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main feature and make comparisons where relevant.

Write at least 150 words.

The chart below shows the percentage of households owned and rented accommodation in England and Wales between 1918 and 2011.

IELTS Report on the bar chart on the percentage of households owned and rented accommodation in England and Wales

Introduction

The given bar chart presents the shares of households in owned and rented accommodation in percentage. This data is collected in England and Wales from the time period from 1918 to 2011.

Overview

Overall in 94 years, the percentage of rented houses declined steadily whereas that of the owned abodes increased. Also, the stark difference between the two shares was observed in the year 1918. However, both shares were equal in the year 1971

Body Paragraph 1 about the owned accommodations

As shown in the chart, the portion of households ownership was only 23% in 1918 and increased steadily to reach about 65% in England, Wales by the year 2011. However, the years 1953 and 2001 witnessed a slight increment if at all, compared to the previous years reported.

Owned vs rented accommodations in England and Wales

Body Paragraph 2 about the rented accommodations

On the other hand, the percentage of rented accommodations were at its peak at more than 75%in 1918, which declined steadily to reach about 35% by the end of the period. Similar to the trend of owned houses, the percentage of rented accommodations hardly displayed any change in 1953 and 2001 compared to the previous year reported on the chart.

Review of the bar chart on the percentage of households owned and rented accommodation in England and Wales

Task Achievement (TA)

The author satisfies all the instructions given in the task. The introduction introduces the topic well, and the overview presents the overall trend in the chart without revealing much data. The body paragraphs serve their purpose and do not distract the reader.

Coherence and Cohesion (CC)

Almost every paragraph is connected with the others; however, better connections among them are possible. Linking words are used well aptly to connect ideas well.

Lexical Resource (LR)

The words used aptly; however, words such as “share of” and “percentage” are unnecessarily repeated. Also, in the last paragraph, it is difficult to comprehend the second sentence, which compares the two things compared here.

Grammatical Range and Accuracy (GRA)

Lastly, almost all grammatical structures are well formulated. They have sufficient variety as well, without any major errors.
The report may fetch more than 7.5 bands.

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