You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.
The table below shows the consumer durables (telephone, refrigerator, etc.) owned in Britain from 1972 to 1983.
Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant.
Write at least 150 words.
Information regarding the ownership of various consumer durables in Britain between 1972 and 1983 is shown in the given table.
Overall, it is clear that the ownership of most households exhibited an increase over the given period.
As per the table, television and refrigerator were comparatively more preferred gadgets. When the rate of television ownership grew from 93 to 96, the growth was from 73 to 94 for the latter.
The preference to vacuum cleaner was also very similar, which ranged from 87 and 95% between 1972 and 1982. There was also an increase in the proportion of the British households who owned a washing machine, and this ranged from 66 in 1972 to 80 in 1983.
Even though the popularity of telephone and central heating was less in the beginning, by 1983 a significant increase is noted in their ownership. From just 42%, the rate of telephone users hiked to 77, whereas there was a 27% growth in the rate of and central heating users in Britain from just 37 in1972.
The preference to other households (video and dishwasher) was reported to be less significant.