International Tourist Arrivals In Five Regions | Band 8 Academic IELTS Task 1 Report

The graph below gives information about international tourist arrivals in five countries.

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Band 8 Academic IELTS Task 1 Report

The line graph illustrates the number of tourists who arrived in different regions of the world over a 15-year period from 1990 to 2005. Their number is given in millions.

Overall, North America had the highest number of tourists throughout the period given followed by central and Eastern Europe. South America remained the least popular tourist destination amongst all regions during the reported period. Also, the number of tourists increased considerably in all regions over the years.

In 1990, North America had around 70 million tourists and this number rose steadily and reached around 85 million by 2000. There was only a moderate increase in tourist arrivals over the next five years and North America received about 90 million tourists in 2005. Afterwards, there was a slight decrease in tourist arrivals. Central and Eastern Europe registered the highest gain in the number of tourists over the given period. While these regions got only about 30 million tourists in 1990, that figure rose to almost 90 million by 2005. South East Asia remained 3rd on the list, with 20 million tourists in 1990. They received almost 50 million tourists in 2005.
By contrast, the number of tourists in Sub Saharan Africa and South America were just under 10 million in 1990. In both regions, there was a steady increase in the arrival of tourists. However, there was no dramatic increase and by 2005 Sub Saharan Africa received around 20 million tourists and South America received around 18 million international tourists.

Band 8 Academic IELTS Report Sample

The line chart illustrates the number of foreign tourists who visited the five countries the USA, France, Malaysia, Brazil and Egypt during the time period of 15 years from 1995 to 2010.

Overall, it is clear from the graph that the number of international tourists entering all the five countries saw an increase during the given period. Throughout the given period, the USA received / had more visitors than any of the other 4 counties up until 2010 at which point it had the name number of visitors as France. On the other hand, Brazil had the least numbers of international tourists during the given time.

As the graph shows 70 million international travellers visited the USA in 1995 and by 2005, this figure increased to around 90 million. By contrast, even though France had only about 30 million international tourists in 1995 this figure rose dramatically to 87 million in 2010.

Malaysia, Brazil and Egypt experienced a steady rise with Malaysia in the lead amongst these 3 countries during the given period. Egypt and Brazil started at the same number of about 8 million in 1995. However, Egypt overtook Brazil by a small number in 2010.

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