Below are sample charts so that you can practice writing a report for IELTS writing task 1 (the academic paper). This collection represents the main types of charts that you can be given in writing task 1 (bar chart, line graph, table, pie charts, diagram, map and multiple types).
Sample Tasks for IELTS Writing Task 1
You must write a report of over 150 words
You have 20 mins for this task
Sample Bar Charts
More IELTS Bar Charts
The bar chart below shows the estimated percentage of car trips taken by drivers in 2005.
Bar Chart 1
The bar chart below shows the participation of children in selected leisure activities in Australia.
Bar Chart 2
The chart below shows the annual water usage by different industries
Bar Chart 3
The chart below shows the changes in average house price in five cities between 1990 and 2000 compared to prices in 1989.
Bar Chart 4
The chart below shows the estimated sales of jeans in the coming year in Turkey.
Bar Chart 5
The chart below shows the global sales of different kinds of digital games from 2000 to 2006.
Bar Chart 6
The bar chart shows the oil production of 6 countries between 1990 and 2010.
Sample Line Graphs
The graph below shows the population figures for different type of turtles in India from 1980 to 2012.
More IELTS Line Graphs
The graph below shows the amount of goods transported in the UK from 1974 to 2002.
The line graph below shows the consumption of 4 kinds of meat in a European country from 1979 to 2004.
The graph below shows the number of car thefts in 4 countries from 1990 to 1999.
The table below shows the proportion of income spent on 4 common items in the UK in 1998.
The table below shows the proportion of families living in poverty in Australia in 1999.
The table below gives information about the underground railway systems in 6 countries.
The table below shows consumer spending on different items in 5 countries in 2002.
The table below gives information about the employment sectors in which people from 3 age groups worked.
Sample Pie Charts
More IELTS Pie Charts
The pie charts below show the average household expenditures in a county in 1950 and 2010.
The pie charts below show the cultural and leisure activities of boys and girls.
The charts below show the percentage of students joining North West University.
The charts below give information about the electricity generation in two countries in 2009.
The pie charts below show the spending of a school in the UK from 1981 to 2001.
More IELTS Diagrams
The diagram below shows how the water cycle works.
The diagram shows the process of making coffee.
The diagram below shows how water is filtered.
The diagrams below show the house designs for cold and warm climates.
The diagram shows how bricks are made.
Sample Tasks for Multiple Types
Model Line Graph Report: Band 9, click here
Model Pie Chart Report: Band 9, click here
Model Bar Chart Report: Band 9, click here
IELTS Video Lesson for Writing Task 1: Structure and Paragraphs, click here
IELTS Video Lesson: Answer Sheet for Writing Task 1, click here