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The diagram below shows Percentage of car ownership in Great Britain according to household.
Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
» Write at least 150 words.
The line graph illustrates the proportion of cars owned by members of households in Great Britain from 1961 to 2001.
Overall, there were significant increases in the percentage of households with one car or two or more cars, whereas there was a dramatic decline in the proportion of households without a car.
Fill the gaps in the essay with the following words: almost, to, figures, per, between, by, over, with, without, onwards
In 1971, ______ half of all British households did not have regular use of a car. Around 44% of households had one car, but only about 7% had two cars. It was uncommon for families to own three or more cars, ______ around 2% of households falling into this category. The one-car household was the most common type from the late 1970’s ______, although there was little change in the ______ for this category. The biggest change was seen in the proportion of households without a car, which fell steadily over the 36-year period ______ around 25% in 2007.
In contrast, the proportion of two-car families rose steadily, reaching about 26% in 2007, and the proportion of households with more than two cars rose ______ around 5%.