IELTS Vocabulary Writing Task 1
This chart shows the annual breakdown of book loans from Vancouver public library into the categories adult fiction, adult non-fiction and children’s books. The period covered is from 2003 to 2012.
Adult fiction accounted for over half of loans every year, starting from nearly 60% in 2003. However, this figure tended to slide over the period as a whole. It picked up in 2008, then levelled off before declining again. Adult fiction ended the period at fractionally over 50% of loans.
Around 20% of loans were in the adult non-fiction category. This percentage was fairly steady between 2003 and 2010. In the following year, the proportion rose fairly sharply to about 24%. The category fell in 2012.
At the beginning of the period, children’s books accounted for a marginally higher share of loans than adult non-fiction. Their share made steady progress in the following few years, mostly at the expense of adult fiction. The trend continued until 2007, when about 28% of loans were of children’s books. This category saw little change until 2011, when the percentage declined to 25%, but it again recovered, reaching about 27% in 2012.https://asielts.com/