Money Spent On Consumer Goods By The French And The British | Band 8 Task 1 Academic IELTS Report

The chart below shows the expenditure of two countries on consumer goods in 2010. Here is a band 8 IELTS report on this. Need help with IELTS writing? Get your IELTS essays, letters and reports corrected by me.

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The bar chart illustrates the amount of money spent on five different categories by the French and British in 2010. Overall, the British spent more than the French on cars, books and cameras. Both countries spent the most on cars. While the French spent the least on cameras, for the British, the least consumed of these five items was perfume. Both countries spent nearly the same amount on computers.

The British spent more on cars, books and cameras than the French. The British spent 450,000 pounds on cars, and it was 50,000 pounds more than what the French spent on cars. 400,000 pounds were spent on books by the residents of the UK, compared with the 300,000 pounds spent by the French. The most noticeable difference between British and French spending was on cameras. While the British spent 350,000 pounds on cameras, the French spent only 150,000 on this item.

By contrast, the residents of France spent / expended more money on computers and perfume than the British. As for computers, the French spent around 50,000 pounds more than the British. Likewise, the spending on perfume by the French also was more than over 50,000 pounds than the British, with 200,000 pounds and just under 150,000 pounds respectively.

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