[MARIO G] Writing Practice Test 559888
You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.
The graph below shows the proportion of the population aged 65 and over between 1940 and 2040 in three different countries.
Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant.
You should write at least 150 words.
The line graph illustrates the changes of the portion of the population with more than 65 years of age in the USA, Sweden and Japan between 1940 and 2040.
From the graph, we can see that Sweden has had the most constant increase with respect to the other two states. The USA after a slow but steady growth, remained constant for a few years, but it is believed to soar again in a few years' time; while Japan has achieved the lowest and the highest values in these years.
Sweden's senior portion of the population went from 7% in 1940 to 25% in 2040, quintupling its values in only 100 years. The USA followed this trend for the first 40 years, with a 2% difference, however, the growth came to a halt in the 1990s until 2020.
Japan started with a lower value and it decreased even further until 1980. After that, it experienced an astonishing growth, and it is estimated to surpass bot the USA and Sweden, reaching 27%.
You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.
Some people think that the most important thing about being rich is it gives a person the opportunity to help other people.
Do you agree or disagree?
Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.
You should write at least 250 words.