IELTS Bar Chart - Households in Owned and Rented Accommodation

by Chandni Kayastha
(Kathmandu, Nepal)

The chart shows the percentage of households in owned and rented accommodation in England and Wales between 1918 and 2011

The chart shows the percentage of households in owned and rented accommodation in England and Wales between 1918 and 2011

The bar graph shows the percentage of households owned and rented accommodation in England and Wales between 1918 and 2010.

In England, people are gradually shifting towards the owned house as we can see the percentage of household in owned accommodation is in increasing trend whereas of rented accommodation the percentage is declining. Moreover, in the late 20th century, the percentage of the household for both the year is equal. We can also notice a little fluctuation in the percentage of households for both of the accommodation in the later years.

With regard to owned accommodation, the first 35 years were very challenging. The proportion of household for rented apartments for these years was around 70% while owned housing was only about 20% to 30%. The year 1971 was a game changer as a household for both the accommodation came into equilibrium reaching 50%.

In contrast to the previous, years, people start preferring own house rather than rented which reduced to 40% in 1981 followed by approximately 30% in 1991 and 2001. However, 2011 experienced a little variation in the percentage of both the accommodation, with around 5% increment in rented and the same percentage reduction in owned accommodation.

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