kids spending most of their leisure time staring at a screen
IELTS Writing task 1
The chart below shows participation in certain leisure activities by children in Australia
The given figure represents the information on Australian kids' engagement in particular pastime activities. Overall, it is clear that the most of free time Australian kids spent on watching TV and videos.
Taking a closer look into details, it can be seen that skateboarding and rollerblading is the least favourite occupation of 5 to 14-years-old Australians, as boys and girls spend only 40% per cent of their leisure time on this respectively. In contrast, both young males and females watch TV and videos almost all their pastime as it constitutes 100% per cent.
Taking bike riding and computer games playing, they have slightly similar pattern, because girls devote 60% of their free time on those activities, whilst boys are more interested in them. For instance, playing computer games is calculated at 80% per cent of their leisure time and 70% per cent of it is dedicated to bike riding. Furthermore, 5 to 14-years-olds in Australia are keen on doing art and craft, which is accumulated at 57% per cent for girls and 39% per cent for boys of their pastime use.
In conclusion, it is obvious that youngsters in Australia are more fascinated by spending their time on TV than on any other activity.