Task 1: The chart below shows the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in three countries in 1980, 2000 and predicted percentage in 2030.
Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant.
The given bar chart portrays the percentages of the elderly populations in Germany, Canada and The United Kingdom in 1980, 2000 and 2030.
Overall, Germany is always the highest while Canada has the lowest rate of all to begin with. In addition, all three countries increased over the period with Canada being the only one to more than double it’s rate.
In 1980, Germany started with the highest proportion with 15%, whereas Canada and the UK were both just a few percent lower, staying at 10% and 13% respectively. By 2000, the elders’ demographic in Germany had risen to 20%, while the others were at 15%. Finally, it’s predicted that, in 2030, Germany will hit 25% while Canada may leapfrog the UK (at 17%) to 22%.
Các cụm từ hữu ích xuất hiện trong bài:
- portray (v) : miêu tả
- respectively (adv) : lần lượt
- demographic (n) : nhân khẩu học
- leapfrog (v): nhảy vọt