This site and its owners has no official link with nor is endorsed by the British Council, Cambridge Examinations or IDP.


HomeIELTS WritingWriting Task 1Bar chart #4 - Employment rates across 6 countries in 1995 and...

Bar chart #4 – Employment rates across 6 countries in 1995 and 2005

The graph shows information on employment rates across 6 countries in 1995 and 2005.

Summarise the information by choosing and describe the main idea, and make comparisons where appropriate.

  • You should write at least 150
  • You should take 20minutes to complete this task.

Sample Answer:

The bar graph compares the employment rates between men and female in 6 different countries for the years 1995 and 2005. As is observed from the given data, the male employment percentage was higher than the female employment percentage in all of the given six countries and the overall employment conditions in Iceland, Switzerland is comparatively better than the other four countries.

As is given in the presentation, initially in 1995, more than 65% male were employed in Switzerland and in Iceland while in other four countries this rate was less than 60%. After 10 years, the male employment percentage reached over 70% except in Australia. On the contrary, in 1995, the female employment percentage was over 50% only in Switzerland and for the rest of the countries, this was from 28 to 58%. This percentage also increased over the 10 years and in 2005, female employee percentage reached to almost 70% in Switzerland and for the rest of the countries, it was 50%.

In summary, the male had a better employment record than the female and in 10 years the employment opportunity for both male and female increased.

Leave a Reply


IELTS App Promotion

IELTS App - For Mobile

Ready for the IELTS exam with our IELTS app.
Over 2 million downloads

Popular Last 24h

Top Pages

Our Telegram

Join our community for IELTS preparation and share and download materials.