IELTS Task 1 Academic: Work-time in the United Kingdom.

The chart shows hours worked per week in the United Kingdom in 2010.

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

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20 minutes, 150 words at least.


The given horizontal bar chart presents information on the percentage of full-time and part-time employees working hours per week for in the United Kingdom in the year 2010. (Introductory sentence)

Most of the part-time employees work for 10 to 19 hours per week while full-time employees work for 40 to 49 hours per week. (Max-Min trend)

Let us structure the body paragraphs before proceeding. We can clearly segregate the data into two parts: Part-time & Full-time. Let us write two paragraphs.

About 22 percent part-time workers are engaged for less than 10 hours per week, and 20 percent are engaged for 20 to 29 hours. More than 60 percent of part-time employees work for less than 30 hours a week. The percentage of part-time employees working for 30 to 39 hours, 40 to 49 hours, and 50 to 59 hours is approximately 10 percent. Those working for more than 60 hours is just 4 percent. (Part-time employees)

The percentage of full-time employees working for less than 20 hours is just 12. 21 percent of full-time employees work 30 to 39 hours and most of them, about 23 percent, work 40 to 49 hours. About 13 percent of employees work for more than 60 hours. (Full-time employees)

173 words.

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