IELTS Bar Chart Emigration
by LINN LETT
The chart shows British Emigration to selected destinations between 2004 and 2007.
The bar chart illustrates the statistics concerning the number of emigrants from Britain to certain different countries between the years 2004 and 2007.
Overall, it is apparent that the number of people emigrated to Australia had the highest percentage in the chart, while the Spain and France came in second popular destinations for British emigrants. New Zealand and Spain were the least popular countries compared to other three nations.
In 2004, Australia stood at the first place by being the destination for over 40,000 emigrants to move in. The number slightly declined to below 40,000 in 2005. However, it reached a peak at over 50,000 emigrants in 2006 and then dropped to approximately 44,000 in 2007.
The countries which experienced downward trend in number were Spain and New Zealand. Spain began the period with considerably over 30,000 emigrants from Britain and it slightly increased in next year. This pattern witnessed the downward trend for the following three years with less than 30,000 in 2007. Similarly, the number of emigrants in New Zealand was around 23,000 in 2004 and it steadily descended through the whole timeframe reaching its nadir at 20,000 in 2007.
USA had around 20,000 emigrants at the beginning of the period and it fluctuated through the next three years. The number of British citizens in France was 23,000 in 2004 and then, this drastically climbed to its highest point at about 35,000 in 2005. After this, it steadily declined reaching its lowest point at around 19,000 in 2007. (23 min) (262 words)
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