PTE Speaking Describe Image – Bar Graph (Response)


PTE Speaking Describe Image – Bar Graph: Below are the repeated “Describe Image (Bar Graph)” questions asked in PTE Academic Speaking module. In order to practice these describe image (bar diagram) questions, think for 25 seconds and then speak on this for 40 seconds continuously. The sample responses are given below each bar graph question for your reference purpose.

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PTE Most Repeated Describe Image Questions:

Describe Image #1 – Earnings And Unemployment Rates



The bar graph grouped workers by education level. It is obvious that those with more education have higher earnings and lower rates of unemployment than those with less education. Professional degree holders get average weekly earnings of $1,730 and have the lowest unemployment rate of 1.5%. To summarize, the earning increases and unemployment decrease as educational attainment rises.

Describe Image #2 – Change In Urban & Rural Population



The bar graph displays percentage growth in the resident population of urban and rural areas. The largest increase in the size of the rural population occurred in the East (8%). London with approx 3% had the smallest percentage increases in the size of rural and with 14%, the largest percentage increase in the size of urban. North East, Yorkshire and West Midlands had seen more percentage growth in rural than urban.

Describe Image #3 – Households With Internet Access

Figure 1- Households with internet access, 1998 to 2017, UK and Great Britain


The bar graph describes households with internet access in UK estimates from 1998 to 2004 and in Great Britain estimates from 2005 to 2017. In 2017, 90% of households in Great Britain had internet access, an increase from 89% in 2016 and 57% in 2006. It is quite obvious to notice that household internet access continues to rise. There are still 10% households without internet access.

Describe Image #4 – Consumer Goods



The bar graph shows money spent by people of four European countries on consumer goods. British people spend more than 170 thousand pound sterling on photographic films which are highest among what spent on toys, CDs, perfumes, tennis racquets and personal stereos. It is clear from the graph that British people spent the highest amount on consumer goods while Germans spent the least.

Describe Image #5 – International Graduates, Canadian Universities



The bar graph shows the trends in the number of international graduates from Canadian universities focuses on the 2001 to 2006 period. The changes in the share of international students among university graduates have been very uneven across the provinces. In 2001, this share had a relatively narrow range, from 3.2% in Ontario to 7.0% in New Brunswick. The share of international students was highest in New Brunswick in both the periods.

Describe Image #6 – Crude Oil Production



The given bar graph presents the estimated Saudi and Libyan crude oil production for the period of 12 months. During the whole period from 05/2010 to 04/2011, Saudi Arabia’s production remained above 8,000 kb/d. There is a slow rise in Saudi production. Libya’s production saw a decline after 02/2011. Saudi Arabia did not increase production in February – April 2011 to compensate for Libyan oil production losses.

Describe Image #7 –  Fertility Rate In Gulf Countries



The given bar graph shows the trend in the fertility rate of Gulf countries from 1990 to 2000. Oman has the highest rate among all other Gulf countries in both the period. By contrast, women of Bahrain has the lowest fertility rate. From the data, it is evident that fertility rate in Gulf countries has decreased from 1990 to 2000.

Describe Image #8 – British Emigration To Selected Destinations



The bar chart shows emigration from the UK over the period 2004 to 2007. Australia remained the most popular destination by the UK people for emigration throughout the period. By contrast, France is the least preferred destination in 2007. Overall, the UK was losing more people abroad with highest being over 50 thousand to Australia in 2006.

Describe Image #9 – Oil Production By Gulf Countries



The given bar graph presents the estimated oil production of 6 Gulf countries from 1990 to 2010. Saudi Arabia’s oil production remained high among all the given countries for all the periods. The oil production was the lowest for Qatar, less than 1 million barrels per day. In general, the oil-producing capacity kept increasing for Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and UAE with fluctuations in Qatar.

Describe Image #10 – Health Care



The given data examines healthcare job growth from 2007 to 2017. Healthcare jobs have seen an overall growth with rates of 11% in hospitals, 12% in nursing and residential care and 34% in ambulatory settings. Home health witnessed the fastest rate of job growth at 49%. These patterns of growth have shifted the mix of jobs by delivery setting slightly since 2007.

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