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.
You should write at least 150 words.
Information regarding the ownership of various consumer durables in Britain from 1972 to 1983 is depicted in the given table.
Overall, it is clear that the ownership of most households showed an increase over the period.
As per the table, television was the most favourite consumer durable in Britain during this period. The rate of those who owned a TV in Britain grew from 93 to 96%.
Refrigerator and vacuum cleaners were the next preferences of the British over this period. When the rate of ownership of the former gadget climbed from 73 in 1972 to 94 in 1983, it was 87 to 95 between 1972 and 1982 in case of the latter. Washing machine stood at the fourth position in the table, when its ownership proportion inclined from 66 to 80.
The most notable growth is noted in the rate of telephone (77 from 42) and central heating users (64 from 37) over this eleven-year period. However, the preference to other households (video and dishwasher) was reported to be less significant.