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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May 15, 2020
my answer
by: Anonymous

The given bar chart illustrates the ratio of households who lived in owned and rented accommodations in England and Wales from 1918 to 2011.

Overall, The percentage of British citizens who used to live in rented accommodation decreased with respect to time. In contrast, The rate of people who lived in owned accommodation increased at a given time duration. Moreover, 1971 was the year when both types of residential accommodation's popularity were equal (50%).

It is observed from the bar chart that initially, more than 70% of citizens lived in rented accommodation while only just over 20% of the British used to stay in owned accommodation in 1918. The popularity of owned residential facilities hiked up to 1971 and the preferences of rented living amenities diminished in same time. In 1971, the same number of people lived in owned and rented houses. Furthermore, the past trend was continued up to 2001 in both types of housing facilities. In last year, minimal decrement observed in the popularity of owned housing amenities and slight increment noticed in preferences of British toward rented accommodations.

Jul 23, 2020
IELTS Bar Chart
by: Larissa

The bar chart provides information about the rate of own and rent accommodation in England and Wales from 1918 to 2011.

Overall, there is an inversely trend between both kind of accommodation which is expressed by "X" shape. While households owning accommodation increased constantly, households renting felt during the years surveyed. Also, in the middle of the graph, the two sorts of accommodation had the same percentage.

According to the picture, in the beginning, households in owned accommodation had only about 22% of people in this category. However, throughout the years the percentage rose almost 10% in each year until 2001, but not between 1939-1953 and 1991-2001 which the rate remained. In addition, the last 10 years surveyed the number of owner accommodation decreased slight and presented around 60% of households.

In terms of households in rented accommodation, in 1918 it started with almost the quadruple more than households in owned accommodation (just over 80%). However, after this year the percentage decreased rapidly and in the 70th decade both categories studied had equal percentages, 50%. Moreover, from 1971 to 1981 the rate felt to exactly 40% and ten years later it was around 32% which practically unchanged in 2001. On the other hand, the percentage rose gently to around 38% in 2011.

Oct 24, 2020
Task 1
by: Anonymous

The below chart illustrated buying and renting accomodation percentage of houshold in England and Wales in the time period between 1918 and 2011.

From the bar chart it is observed that, in 1918 the houshold in rented accomodation position is significantly higher (value showed 78 percent approximately) than the buying accomodation (value shoed 22 percent approximatey). On the otherhand the value for both buying and rented is level in same between the time period of 1939 and 1953. Apart from this, in 1961 the scnario is opposite then previouse two year. Here, rented shoed 59 percentage wheras owned showed 40 percentages. In 1971 the value is leveled same for both criteria ( 50 percentage) .

In contrast , from 1981 to 2001 the value of rented is declined gradually but in 2011 the value is reversed from previouse consecutive years. In 1981 the buying value was 60 % wherease the rented value was 40 %. Buying value were 68 %, 69 % & 64 % approximately wherase rented value were32, 31 & 37 % approximately from consecutive three years.

Eventually, both the buying and rented value was droped and raised throut the year four consecutive year from 1918 to 1961 and 1981 to 2011. Wheras the scenerio is different for 1971 where both the value is same which represented 50 precentage.

Oct 30, 2020
Task 1
by: Anonymous

The bar chart illustrates how the rate of households in owned and rented accommodation changed in England and Wales from 1918 to 2011. Overall, it can be seen that the rate of rented accommodation decreased over the 50 years, whereas the rate of owned accommodation increased consistently in England and Wales from 1918 to 2011.

According to the chart, about 75% of households settled in rented accommodation in 1918 and it was the highest rate in England and Wales. However, the rate of households in rented accommodation decreased steadily from 1918 to 1971. In 1939 and 1953, %68 of households were staying rented accommodation. In 1961, 59% of households lived in rented houses. Moreover, the rate of rented accommodation reached an equal rate with the owned accommodation rate in 1971. These decreases continued until the end of the period was given. It hit to %35 in 2011

Contrary to rented accommodation, over %20 of households accommodate in own houses in 1918. Nevertheless, rates rose consistently from beginning to end. In 1961, 40% of households in England and Wales had their own houses to accommodate. After 1971, the rate of households in owned accommodation surpassed the rate of households in rented accommodation. The highest rate of owned accommodation was about 69% in 2001.

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IELTS Bar Chart - Owning Renting Accommodation


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

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

The bar chart compares the proportion of families who owned and rented accommodation in the UK and Wales over the period of 93 years, from 1918 to 2011.

Overall, it is transparent that while during the first half of the period, the percentage of households in rented accommodation was higher than that of people who lived in their own houses, the opposite trend was observed in the rest of the time.

In 1918, the figure of families in rented accommodation stood at over 75%, tripled that of who lived in owned accommodation. However, after a gradual decrease, this figure dropped to 50% in 1971. In contrast, the number of people living in owned houses increased steadily over the years until accounting for the similar percentage as those living in rented places.

The proportion of households in rented accommodation continued to decline marginally during the following years. After reaching its lowest point at 31% in 2001, there was a small rise by 5% in its data in 2011. Nevertheless, a different pattern was seen in the percentage of families in owned accommodation, which the number of people living in their houses grew slightly from 50% to 69% during the period of 30 years from 1971 to 2001 before went down to 64% in 2011.

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Aug 04, 2020
Years calculation
by: Snehal

How u calculated 93 years plz explain...from 1918 to 2011?

Nov 08, 2020
How 93 years is considered
by: Anonymous

2011-1918 = 93 years

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