IELTS Writing Task 1-Line Graph (Practice 16)

The graph below shows the number of tourists visiting a particular Caribbean island between 2010 and 2017. Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.

IELTS Writing Task 1-Line Graph

Answer:

The graph displays the number of tourists visiting a particular Caribbean island between 2010 and 2017.


In 2010, there were a quarter of a million visitors that stayed on cruise ships, while another 750000 visitors were staying on the island that totalling up to a million visitors who were during the year. Following the year, which is 2011, half a million visitors stayed in cruise shops the visitors who were staying on the island, the graph doesn’t show and decrease or an increase because the number was the same as the previous year, which was 750000 visitors. Total visitors for that year was 1.25 million. Moving on the number of visitors staying on cruise ships decreased to 250000 visitors in the year 2012 while the number of visitors staying on the island increased to 1250000 people. This sums up to an amount of 1500000 visitors that year.


In the year 2013, half a million visitors stayed on cruise ships while 1.5 million visitors stayed on the island that adding up to 2 million visitors that year. In the next year which is 2014, a total of one million visitors stayed on cruise ships while the same number of visitors staying on the island remained consistent which is 1500000 people, totalling up to two million and a half visitors that year. For the year 2015, 1250000 visitors were staying on cruise ships and 1500000 tourists were staying on the island. In the final year, the number of visitors staying on cruise ships and staying on the island increased to three and a half million visitors. The graph showed an increase of half a million in the number of visitors staying on cruise ships which totals up to two million visitors. As for the number of visitors staying on the island, the graph also increased by a quarter-million which adds up to a total of 1500000 visitors that year.


Overall, through the years, the number of visitors staying on cruise ships showed an unstable increase and decrease for the first four years, but continued to increase in the next year onwards. As for the number of visitors staying on the island, there was no progress of increase or decrease in the first two years but the figure rose until it remained constant for three consecutive years in a row. The number of visitors then slacked off in the year 2016 but managed to increase to the same level as the year before the previous in 2017. All in all, the graph showed an outstanding performance for the total number of visitors from 2011 to 2017, where it increased gradually every year except from 2015 to 2016 when it remained constant.

1 thought on “IELTS Writing Task 1-Line Graph (Practice 16)”

  1. The line graph compares the number of foreign visitors staying in a particular Caribbean island. It is measured in millions.

    Overall, it can be seen that the total number of visitors on the island rose over the period.

    To begin, despite that there was a fluctuation in the number of tourists staying on cruise ships ranging between 0.2 and 0.5 millions in the year 2010 and 2012, the number rose significantly at the beginning of 2013 up to 2017 which exceeded the number of visitors on the island at 2.0millions.

    In contrast, the number of visitors that stayed on cruise ships leveled off at 0.6millions in 2010 and 2011. Although, the number experienced a marked increase of 1.5millions compared to tourist on the island in 2013, it remained unchanged till 2015. After this, the number fluctuated and remained stable at 1.5millions in 2017.

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