IELTS Academic Writing Task 1: deaths from hear disease and cancer, and processed food.

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The diagram below shows the percentage of deaths from heart disease and cancer, and claories consumed from processed foods in different countries.

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

Sample Answer:

Introduction: The given verticle bar chart presents information on percentage of deaths in 12 countries due to two reasons – heart disease and cancer, and calories consumed from processed foods.

Body: It is evident from the chart that about 90 percent of heart disease and cancer patients die in Hugary and the prcentage keeps falling for the U.S.A, Belgium, Sweden and Finland. The percentage mortality of heart and cancer patients is lower than 50 for Portugal, Venezuela, Greece and Mexico. Finally, it falls to less than 20 percent for Korea, Thailand and Laos.

On the other hand, the percentage of those dying due to calories from processed food is highest at approximately 91 percent for Laos followed by Thailand and Korea. The percentage falls below 50 for Mexico and Greece and below 30 for the seven remaining nations.

Clearly, the countries where less processed food is consumed, the percentage of death from heart disease is higher.

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