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IELTS Academic Task 1 Correction: Crime in Newport City – 2.

The chart below shows the changes that took place in three different areas of crime in Newport City Centre from 2003 to 2012.

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

rates of crime IELTS

Please go through answers of student 1 and student 2.


The line graph illustrates the changes in the number of incidents of burglary, car theft and robbery in the Newport city centre between the years 2001 2003 and 2012.

Overall, while the incidence of burglary was the highest in 2003, 2004, that of car theft was the highest in 2012 2004. (mistakes in reading data.) The lowest number of cases of burglary were reported on 2008, and for car theft they were lowest for during the year 2006. However, the incidence of robbery was the lowest in 2008 and remained at almost the same level in between 2003 and 2012. (write in 2 simple sentences.)

Overall, the incidence of burglary and car theft was the highest in 2004, that of robbery was the highest in 2005. The incidents of burglary and robbery were the lowest in 2008 and that of car theft were lowest in 2006.

There were around 3400 cases of burglary in 2003. These increased abruptly to around 3700 in 2004 followed by a sharp decline to just over 1000 cases in 2008. Thereafter, their numbers fluctuated between 1200 and 1400 until the end of the year 2012. (well written. Main features correctly mentioned.)

The incidence of car theft in the Newport city centre remained at a constant level of around 2800 per year during the period between 2003 and 2005, after which it showed a sharp decline to just over 2000 cases in 2006. It just rose gradually to just over 2500 incidents over a period of 4 years and stayed around that number till 2012.

However, the occurrence of robbery was mostly stable between the years 2003 and 2012 and ranged between 600 and 900 cases during this period.

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