Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 57 - Visitors to three London Museums between 2007 and 2012
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The bar chart shows the number of visitors to three London Museums between 2007 and 2012.
Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
» Write at least 150 words
The provided bar graph compares the museum visitors in London in three different types of museums from 2007 to 2012. As is presented in the graph, the National Gallery got popularity over time and the highest number of people visited those museums in 2007 and in 2012.
According to the graph, initially, in 2007 more than 12 million people visited British museum while this number was more than 13 million for Victoria and Albert museum and only 6.5 million for National Gallery. The popularity of Victoria and Albert museum remain same in the next year while this decreased for the other two museums. The National Gallery museum visitors’ numbers remained increasing each year while the total number of museum visitors decreased in 2009, 2010 and in 2011. Finally, in 2012, the National Gallery got the highest number of visitors amounting more than 15 millions, while the number for British museum reached to about 13 millions and for Victoria and Albert Museum got 10 million visitors.
In summary, National Gallery gained in popularity over time and more people visited the London museums in 2007 and in 2012 than they did in the years in between these two.
(Approximately 195 words)