IELTS Academic Task 1 Sample Essay 3: 2014 Age Distribution in Asia
The pie chart above shows the age distribution of the population in Asian countries for 2014.
The population is divided into five age groups: 0 to 14 years, 15 to 24 years, 25 to 54 years, 55 to 64 years, and 65 years and above. People in the 25 to 54 age group make up the largest group, at 35.3 percent of the total population. The 15 to 24 group and 55 to 64 group make follow, with 19.5 percent and 18.4 percent of the population, respectively. 0 to 14 year olds make up 15.6 percent of the population. Those aged 65 years and above hold the smallest share of the population, at 11.2 percent.
In summary, the pie chart shows that working-age adults (including teens 15 and older) made up the vast majority of the Asian population in 2014. Young children and seniors combined add up to just over a quarter of the total population.
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