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Task 1 (Bar chart) – Internet usage in Taiwan by age group

The graph shows Internet Usage in Taiwan by Age Group, 1998-2000.

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

» You should write at least 150 words.

Who Uses the Internet in Taiwan?

Sample Answer 1:

The bar graph outlines the percentage of internet users in Taiwan based on their age groups between 1998 and 2000. As is presented in the bar graph, the ratio of Taiwanese internet users between 16 and 30 years was higher than that of other age groups and over the time, internet users’ ratio from younger and aged people increased.

According to the given data, in 1998 more than 50% internet users in Taiwan were between 16 and 30 years old. People from 31 to 50 years old were 41% of total internet users. Very fewer people over 50 years old or less than 15 years used the internet in Taiwan in this year.

Next year, the proportion of younger and aged internet subscribers increased to 8%  and internet users from other two age groups decreased slightly. In 2000, the same trend can be observed and senior internet users expanded to 10% while the percentage of internet users among 16 to 50 years reduced by 1-2%.

As is observed from the bar graph, the internet was popular among the 16 to 50 years old people in Taiwan and over times the younger and senior citizens’ affection and needs towards internet usages extended.

Model Answer 2:

The column graph delineates the ratio of Taiwanese internet users based on their ages from the year 1998 to 2000. As is obvious, the majority of the internet users in Taiwan were between 16 and 50 years old during the given period.

According to the bar chart, more than half of the Taiwanese internet users in 1998 were young people, between 16 and 30 years old, while another 40% were from 31-50 age group. The remaining 6% were either minors or senior citizens.

After a year, more minors and old people in Taiwan embraced this technology as their ratio went as high as 8%. This increase slightly affected the younger internet users’ ratio as their percentages dipped.

Next year, in 2000, minor internet users boosted to 9%, a percent fewer than the old internet users over 49 years old. In this year, 16-30 years internet users comprised 44% of the total while 31-50-year-old contributed to another 37% of total internet users in Taiwan.

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