Components of GDP in the UK from 1992 to 2000

IELTS Academic Writing Task 1 with answer.

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

The chart shows components of GDP in the UK from 1992 to 2000.

Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.

You should write at least 150 words.

Gross domestic production from IT and Service industry of the UK (as a % of GDP)

components of GDP UK

Sample Answer:

The given bar chart compares the IT and Service industry as part of the GDP in the United Kingdom over a nine years. Overall, IT contributed more to the UK GDP than the Service industry did.

According to the given bar graph initially in 1992, Information Technology contributed just over 6% of UK’s GDP while the service industry helped to gain 4% of UK’s GDP. Over the years the contribution of these two sectors towards the overall GDP in UK increased except for the year 1996 when IT contributed just below 8% on GDP compared to the last year’s just over 8%. In 1998, the GDP contribution by IT industry increased to 12% while the service industry’s contribution on GDP in this year was just below 8%. Finally in the year 2000, the IT industry made over 14% Gross Domestic Products compared to just over 8% of GDP component by Service industry.