The Chart Gives Information On The Percentage Of British People Giving Money To Charity | Task 1 IELTS Report Sample

The chart below gives information on the percentage of British people giving money to charity by age range for the years 1990 and 2010. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant.

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Task 1 IELTS report sample

The bar chart gives information regarding the proportion of Brits who donated money to charities in the years 1990 and 2010. The information is categorized by age range. Overall, it can be seen that in 1990, the most generous people were those in the 36-50 age bracket. Nearly 42% of them donated money. As people aged, the proportion of them contributing to charities reduced gradually. In both years, the least generous were young adults aged between 18 and 25. While in 1990, 17% of them donated money, in 2010, that figure had dropped to 7%. In 1990, about 30% of those aged between 26 and 35 years gave money for philanthropic work. In 2010, people who contributed the most were those in the age bracket of 51-65 years. Nearly 40% of them donated money. This was higher than what people in the same age bracket donated 20 years ago by 5%.  In both years, those aged 65 and over were more generous than young people in the age group of 26-35 with 32% and 35% of them making contributions in 1990 and 2010.

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