Number of visitors to three museums between 2000 and 2005

IELTS Academic Writing Task 1 with answer.

The graph below shows the number of visitors to three museums between 2000 and 2005.

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

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

You should write at least 150 words.

Museum visitor numbers, 2000-2005

Museum visitor numbers

IELTS Academic Writing Task 1: Sample Answer

The given line graph compares the number of visitors in three museums, namely: Met museum New York, Edo- Tokyo and China National museum. As is seen in the given illustration, Edo museum in Tokyo was the most popular museum in 2001, 2002 and 2002 but the National Museum of China gained the most visitors in 2005.

According to the given line graph, 12 million visitors went to the MET museum in New York in 2000 and in this year the Edo-Tokyo museum received the highest number of visitors which was about 14 million. The China national museum received just over 6 million visitors in this year. In next year the visitors in Edo-museum remained almost same while the number of visitors in MET museum reduced significantly (6 million visitors compared to 12 million in previous year). The number of visitors in China National museum in this year increased to approximately 8 million. In the next year, 2002, these museums received the lowest number of visitors among the given years and Edo museum got about 10 million visitors which was slightly more than that of National museum, China. Next two years the number of visitors in MET museum increased sharply and in 2004 this museum got the highest number of visitors. In the final year, 2005, National museum, China received about 16 million visitors which was the largest among the given numbers of visitors in three museums. MET museum in this year received the second largest visitors (over 14 million) and the  Edo museum got exactly 10 million visitors in this year.