Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 164 - Information related to tourism in four European countries
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The charts below give information related to tourism in four European countries.
Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant.
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The line graph illustrates the information about holiday destination in four European countries (Switzerland, Italy, France and UK) between 1994 and 2004.
As is observed from the given illustration the number of tourists increased steadily by approximately 25 million in Switzerland from about 35 million to 60 million from 1994 to 2004. In 2004, the figure was at peak point throughout the timeline. However, In UK, there was a gradual decrease in the number of tourists from 30 to 15 million from 1993 to 2004.
In contrast, tourists number in Italy had fluctuations, the figure was 22 million in 1994, after a slight decline in 1996 it rose above 22 million in 1998, falling to the lowest point in 2000, and finally rising to the point in 2004 (27 million). Similarly, there were ups and down in France, the figure was around 11 million in 1994, 1998 and 2002 where as it was 12 million in 1996 and 20 million in 2000 and 2004, following a zigzag pattern. In 2000 the figure was at lowest point throughout the timeline.
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