IELTS Writing Practices (#20)

Adi Slamet Kusuma
2 min readJun 11, 2021


The pie charts illustrates the condition of world forest in South America, Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America, and data measured by percentage.

Overall, as can be seen from the charts that Africa and North America has the biggest area of world forest among all the regions. Additionally, North America also has the highest proportion of timber.

Percentage of world forest can be seen from the figure that two of the biggest region were Africa and North America, at 27 per cent and 25 per cent respectively. The other regions had a similar proportions at approximately 16 per cent and Asia was the lowest among all region.

Timber in each region shows that North America was produced the highest timber at around 30 per cent whilst 23 per cent and 20 per cent timber came from Europe and South America, respectively. Meanwhile, proportion of timber in Asia was slightly lower than Europe, at 18 per cent, and Africa was the lowest with only 9 per cent. It is worth noticing that there is a huge gap between the percentage of the highest and the lowest.

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The pie charts compare five different areas in terms of the proportions of world forest and timber in each region

It is clear that while forest in Africa make up the largest percentage of total global forest, the opposite is true for Europe. Additionally, North America is the country with the largest amount of timber, while the figure for Africa is by far lowest.

In terms of forest, just over half of all forest in ther world is found in Africa and North America, at 27 per cent and 25 per cent respectively. In contrast, only 16 per cent of global forest is found in South America, and 14 per cent in Europe. Asian countries accounts for 18 per cent of total forest in the world.

Regarding the proportions of timber in these areas. North America contains the largest percentage, at 30 per cent, while 23 per cent and 20 per cent of global timber can be found in South America and Europe respectively. Meanwhile, timber in Asia comprises 18 per cent of world timber, which is exactly double that of Africa.



Adi Slamet Kusuma

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