Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 58 - The pie chart gives information on UAE government spending in 2000

IELTS Academic Writing Task 1/ Graph Writing - Pie Chart:

» You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

The pie chart gives information on UAE government spending in 2000. The total budget was AED 315 billion.

Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.

» Write at least 150 words.

UAE government spending in 2000

Model Answer 1: 
The given pie chart shows the UAE government’s spending in different sectors for the year 2000. As is given in the presentation, the UAE government had AED 135 billion budget for the year 2000 and they used the highest amount in Social Security. 

According to the pie chart, the UAE government spent AED 100 billion in social security from their total budget of AED 315. This single sector that cost the UAE government almost one-third of the total budget. This year the government's cost was 53 million on health and personal social services, which was the second largest sector in terms of expenditure made by the UAE government in this year. 38 million AED was spent on education while 23 billion was spent both in debt and other expenditures. The government used 22 billion in Defence sector while 13 billion was spent for the industry, employment and agriculture sectors. The lowest amount of money went to the transport sector which was only 9 billion. Finally, 15 billion of the budget was spent on housing and environment. 
In summary, UAE government's maximum spending went in social security and healthcare sectors while the least amounts were spent on transport, law and order, housing and industry/agriculture and employment sectors. 
(Approximately 205 words)

Model Answer 2: 
The pie chart illustrates the expenditure of UAE government budget in 2000. The total amount of budget was 315 billion. The pie chart shows the segments of expenditure of the UAE government in different sectors in 2000.

At first glance, it is crystal clear that biggest slice of the budget devoted to social security that is AED 100 billion. UAE spent 53 billion AED on health and personal social services followed by education with AED 38 billion. However, the less amount of budget was spent on transport that was AED 9 billion.

Moving to the further description, it is vivid that debt interest and other expenditure accounted for same share AED 23 billion of the budget. The expenditure of UAE budget was AED 15 billion on housing heritage closely followed by industry, agriculture and employment with AED 13 billion.

Overall, it can be deduced that the least amount of money was spent on transport while the highest amount for the social security by the UAE government.

[Written by - Kuljeet Sandhu ]

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