The chart below shows information about changes in average house pr...

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Nov 8, 2013 13:53
The chart below shows information about changes in average house prices in five different cities between 1990 and 2002 compared with the average house in 1989.

Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features , and make comparisons where relevant.


The bar graph illustrates the percentage change in average house prices in five cities between 1990 and 2002 compared with 1989.

Between 1990 and 1995, in three countries (New York, Tokyo and London), the average house prices were lower than that of 1989. It was -5 in New York and -7 in Tokyo and London. On the other hand, the average prices in Madrid and Frankfurt were higher than that of 1989 at 1.5 and 2, respectively.

Between 1996 and 2002, the average house prices became higher compared with that between 1990 and 1995 exception for Madrid. The average price in Tokyo rose a little bit to -5, but it was lower compared with 1989 price. The price in Madrid also rose to 4. Among four countries where the price climbed, the price in London soared to 11 and that in New York also rose dramatically to 5. Only the price in Frankfurt dropped to 1 compared with that between 1990 and 1995.

To sum up, the graph shows that the average house prices between 1990 and 1995 rose compared with that between 1996 and 2002 except for Frankfurt. In particular, London and New York shows the dramatic increase.