IELTS Writing Task 1 (Pie Chart)
You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.
The Pie chart below shows the average household expenditure in Japan and Malaysia in the year 2010.
Summaries the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
write at least 150 words.
A glance at the pie charts reveals information about the proportion of money spent on household expenses in Japan and Malaysia in 2010.
Overall, Japan spent the highest amount of money on goods and services where Housing was the highest sector of expenditure in Malaysia. Both countries spent the least amount of money in the Health care sector in 2010.
Japan expenditure the highest amount of money than Malaysia in 3 sectors likely: Other goods and services, Transport, and Health care sectors. Other goods and services were the highest sectors of expenditure in Japan which was 29%, whereas Malaysia spends 26% in this sector. In the transport and Health care sector Japan spends respectively 20% and 6% of its total expenditure which was two-fold in comparison to Malaysia’s expenditure in these sectors.
In sectors like Housing and Food, Malaysia expenditure most than Japan. Housing was the highest sector of expenditure in 2010 which was 34%, meanwhile, Japan spends only 21% on Housing this year. In the Food sector, Malaysia and Japan spend respectively 27% and 24% in 2010.