IELTS Academic Writing (Pie Chart)Posted by Chandan on July 28, 2021 at 10:47 AM
The two pie charts below show the online shopping sales for retail sectors in Canada in 2005 and 2010.
Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant.
Write at least 150 words.
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The pie charts compare the consumption of online shopping for four retail categories in Canada between 2005 and 2010.
Overall, the proportion of online sales for each of the four sectors have changed significantly from year 2005 to 2010. However, it is clear in the figure that the online shopping sales of video games and food/beverage increased consistently over the period of 5 years. Whereas, the other two sectors home furnishing and electronics/ appliances statistics had a fall. In 2005, the proportion of online sales of food and beverages was 22%, but this rose to 32% in 2010. The percentage for internet sales of video games also went up, by 5% from the 2005 figure of 18%.
In 2005, the largest online sales were for electronics/appliance and home furnishings, at 35% and 25% respectively. However, during the 5-year period, the figures for them were lowest in 2010, 30% for electronics/appliance and 15% for home furnishings. In addition, video games and food/beverage accounted for the lowest sales of online shopping in 2005, but had major rise in 2010 with figures for video games and food/ beverage increased sharply, at 23% and 32% respectively. In the year 2010, food/beverage became the highest online shopping sales among the remaining three categories.
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The pie charts illustrate the percentage of sales that occurred through online shopping across various retail sectors in Canada during the years 2005 and 2010.
Overall, it can be seen that people prefer purchasing Electronics &Appliances, and Food& beverages online the most, as they constitute more than 50% of market share in both these years.
In 2005, the e-commerce market was flooded by orders mostly in the Electronics & Appliances sector as it constituted 32% of the total orders. It is then followed by Home Furnishings at 25%, and Food and Beverage at 22% The least preferred during this year was the video games sector as they recorded only 18% in online sales.
However, during the year 2010, the sale of Food and Beverage shot up by 10% and recorded 32% sales online, which is the highest during that year. Electronics and Appliance sector experienced a slight dip in sales compared to 2005 and constituted 30% of the market share. The sale of Home Furnishing fell drastically and stood at only 15%. whereas, on the other hand there was a slight improvement in the sales of video games and formed 23% of the sales.
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The given pie charts represent the sales through online shopping for retail sectors in Canada in 2005 and 2010.
In general, the virtual market was dominated by Electronics & Appliances along with Food & Beverages in the corresponding years while Home Furnishing and Video Games remained the smallest.
The rate of Electronics & Appliances saw the highest percentage of 35% among the retail categories in 2005 although it dropped to 30% which is shown in pie chart 2 whereas the trend of Food & Beverage that had a 22% share in 2005 significantly rose to 32%, the largest in 2010. Even though the share of Video Games suffered at 18% which was the least during 2005, it gradually increased to 23% in the year 2010. At the same time, the preference for Home Furnishings declined from 25% to 15% in the given time period.
It is interesting to note that the predilection of people in Canada towards Electronics & Appliances as well as Food & Beverages remains the greater proportion of more than 50% for both years. Moreover, the overall sales of Home Furnishings and Video Games never surged more than a quarter of the total items sold in either year.
Shakshi BhatiaGuestJuly 29, 2021 at 5:09 PM
The pie chart illustrates e-commerce shopping sales in various retail categories percentage-wise in Canada, for the years 2005 and 2010 respectively.
Overall, the electronics and appliance market had shown a significant drop compared to previous years, while the percentage of food and beverage in Canada experienced steady growth in the retail sector.
Home furniture had indicated a decline in selling from 15% to 25% in the years 2010 and 2005. On the other hand, Electronics and appliances had covered almost one-third of the retail market in 2005 that is 35%. Food and Beverages and video games contributed 22% and 18% respectively, in the year 2005.
In 2010, Food & beverages and Electronics & appliances captured more than 50% market share, which is the higher during the year. The sale of home furniture slightly dipped by 15%, whereas video games had shown a rise in online selling by 23%.
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Feedback: Well written with good content, need to work on range as found less, specific feature to describe the chart.
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The pie charts depicts (depict)
from 2005 to 2010 ( in 2005 and 2010)
B.P 1 : Electronics and appliance and food and beverages were the largest sellers (captured more than 60 percent )
increased with 10 % ( increased by 10%)
which acted oppositely with same difference (?)
Band : Work on grammatical range .
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The pie charts compares online shopping in four retail sectors namely electronics & appliance, home furnishing, food & beverage and video games in Canada for 5 years.
Overall, online sales of electronics and appliance was highest in Canada in 2005 but in 2010, online sales of food & beverage and video games increased while the sales of electronics & appliances and home furnishing products decreased.
As is presented in pie chart, electronics and appliance products got the highest online sales in Canada and that was 35%. Second most online product category was home furnishing (25% of total online sales) while foods and beverage products made 22% of total online sales. In this year 18% sales volume went to video game category and that was least among the given four online product categories.
After five years, the sales of electronics and appliances reduced by 5% as it was in 2005 and food & beverage category was the highest selling online product category with a sales of 32% of total online sales in Canada. Online sale percentages for video games increased to 23% while the home furnishing product sales made 15% of total sales which was 10% less than that was in 2005.
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The pie charts compares (compare) online shopping
online sales of electronics and appliance was (the) highest in Canada in 2005
but (while) in 2010, online sales of food & beverage and video games increased
As is presented in (2005) pie chart, electronics and appliance
Feedback : comparison and contrast of details needs to be more effective. Avoid Repetitive usage of sentences , work on sentence structure.
Band : 1.5/3
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The two pie charts illustrate the proportion of online shopping sales in four retailing sector from 2005 to 2010 in Canada. Overall, it can be seen that Electronics & Appliance and Food & Beverages had the biggest sales in both years, while the sales of video games had increased, the percentage of Home furnishings sales declined over the period of time.
To begin, Electronics & Appliance sales were just over a one-third in the year 2005, highest among the four sectors at that time. The proportion however, decreased to five percent, finishing off at thirty percent in 2010. Likewise, the sales of Home Furnishings decreased from a quarter in 2005 to less than one-fifth in 2010, making it the least sold sector of that year.
In contrast, Food & Beverage showed a hike in its sales from twenty two percent in 2005 to just under a one-third in 2010. Similar pattern was observed in the fraction of video games, where the sales increased from less than a one-fifth to just under a quarter in 2010.
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The given Pie chart illustrates the data of the online sales in retails sector of four different categories in Canada between the years 2005 and 2010.
Overall, it is evident that electronic & appliances and home furnishing were decreased in sales, on the other hand, food and beverage and video game sector shows a substantial increase.
In year 2005, electronics and appliances contributed just over one-third of online sales decreased to just below one-third in the year 2010. Moreover, Home furnishing was contributing to one fourth of the total sale in the year 2005 decreased slightly by 15% in the year 2010.
On the other hand, the proportion of food and beverage lies below a quarter in 2005 of total online sales, raised marginally to just near to one third in the year 2010, while video games were around 18% in the year 2005 raised to 23 % in the year 2010.