Different Modes Of Transport Used To Travel To And From Work | IELTS Report Sample

The following bar chart shows the different modes of transport used to travel to and from work in one European city in 1960, 1980 and 2000.

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This bar graph compares four modes of transportation (bus, car, bike and foot) used by commuters in a European city from year 1960 to 2000.

Overall, in year 2000, car was the most preferred mode of transport whereas bike had the least users. While in 1960, the majority of Europeans travelled on foot and car was the least used means / mode of transport. The percent of people who used the bus fluctuated during the given period. While in 1960, 18% of commuters took bus, their proportion increased to nearly 25% by 1980. However, the proportion of people commuting to work by bus declined over the next 20 years and in 2000, only 15% of them took bus. There was a significant increase in the percent of commuters traveling by cars and it increased from 5% in 1960 to approximately 37% in 2000.

By contrast, the proportion of people who travelled using bike and on foot witnessed a decreasing trend. In 1960, there was almost 25% of people who preferred using bike, whereas nearly 33% did not use any mode of transport to travel. By 2000, employees who used bike and foot to travel plummeted to just over 5% and about 9%, respectively.

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