IELTS Academic Writing Task 1 with answer.
You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.
The chart shows British Emigration to selected destinations between 2004 and 2007.
Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
You should write at least 150 words.
British emigration to selected destinations -2004-2007
The given bar chart compares the emigration by British people in Australia, Spain, New Zealand, the USA and France for a 4 years period. Overall, Australia was the most popular emigration destination for British citizens. The data was taken from International Passenger Survey/ ONS source.
According to the bar graph, more than 40 thousand British migrated to Australia in 2004 while this number in Spain was just below 35 thousand. In this year British migration in New Zealand, USA and France were about 22, 24 and 21 thousands consecutively. The next year the British preferred France for migration where more than 32 thousand British went. Australia still remained the most popular migration place for British people in this year while this number slightly decreased for New Zealand and the USA. In 2006, the number of British migrants in Australia increased significantly reaching over 50 thousand while it decreased slightly in Spain, New Zealand, and France than last year. In the USA this number increased to about 24 thousand while it was lowest in New Zealand (21 thousand).
Finally in 2007, more than 40 thousand British migrated to Australia while just over 30 thousand migrated to Spain. In other three countries this number was from 21 to 27 thousand.