Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 123 - GDP growth per year for three countries between
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The chart below shows the GDP growth per year for three countries between 2007 and 2010.
Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
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The provided bar chart shows data on annual GDP of Tunisia, Japan and Ecuador between 2007 and 2010. As is observed from the given data, the annual GDP growth of Tunisia and Ecuador had decreased over the period while the percentage of GDP had increased remarkably in Japan.
As is given in the bar graph, initially in 2007 the annual percentage of GDP growth in Tunisia was over 6 while this was only 2% in Japan and just over 3% in Ecuador. Within three years, this GDP growth in Tunisia decreased to 3%, which is less than half of their initial percentage. In Ecuador the GDP growth percentage also declined and fell to about 2%. On the contrary, Japan had been able to increase their annual GDP growth and the percentage increased to well over 6 in 2010 compared to only 2% in 2007.
In summary, the annual GDP growth in Tunisia and Ecuador decreased while it increased remarkably in Japan over the given period.