IELTS Academic Writing Task 1 with answer.
You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.
The graph below shows the consumption of fish and some different kinds of meat in a European country between 1979 and 2004.
Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
You should write at least 150 words.
Fish and meat consumption
The provided line graph compares the fish and meat consumptions in a European country from 1979 to 2004. As is observed from the graph, the consumption of chicken meat increased over time while the consumption of beef, chicken decreased in this European country.
According to the given data, initially in 1979 beef meat consumption was highest, which amounted over 200 grams per person per week. The second most consumed meat type was lamb which was 150 gm. per person per week. The consumption of chicken meat in this year was about 148 gm. while the fish consumption was only 52 grams per week by each person.
Over the year the consumption rate showed some fluctuations and fish consumption remained almost same throughout the years. Finally in 2004, the consumption of chicken meat became the highest (about 250 gm. per person in a week) while the popularity of beef meat decreased to just above 100 gm. per week by each person. The consumption of lamb meat decreased to just above 60 gm. while fish consumption was almost same as it was in 1979.
In summary, people preferred eating chicken meat while they took less beef and lamb meats over the period in this European country.