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Глагол “DECREASE” – оптимальные наречия (adverbs) для него и примеры предложений для IELTS Writing 1: Graph Description

Здравствуйте, ниже мы приводим наиболее широко употребляемые наречия с глаголом “decrease” при описании графиков и таблиц на IELTS Academic, а также примеры предложений с этими словосочетаниями.

decrease considerably

Since the end of September, these violations decreased considerably.

As the graph shows, the number of cases decreased considerably: there were 26 cases in 1994, a decrease of 53 per cent compared with the previous period (56 cases).

The number of acts of violence, though still prevalent, decreased considerably over the last 100 years.

As can be seen, after the correction of hospitalization rates, the geographical differences among the states decreased considerably.

The number decreased considerably in 2010 and then remained relatively stable up to 31 December 2011.

From 2000 to 2005, public spending on charity decreased considerably.

As is stated, requests for a departure from the normal procedures decreased considerably, from 15 in 1997 to 4 or 5 in 1998-1999.

Between 31 December 1977 and 31 December 1985, the population of the country decreased considerably, by 42,781 people.

In three coutries, lead air concentrations decreased considerably in the 1980s and early 1990s and continued to decline through the mid- and late 1990s, although at a slower rate.

The total cash resources of $1.56 billion in 2005 decreased considerably, by 37 per cent, to $1 billion in 2007.

As is clear from the visual, in the preceding 5 years unemployment had decreased considerably.

According to the childhood indicators, the child mortality rate had decreased considerably by the end of the century.

The emissions are expected to decrease considerably during the next 10 to 15 years.

The level of payments is projected to decrease considerably by the end of 2025.

Cold-related deaths are likely to decrease considerably over the next decade.

decrease dramatically

The size of sea-ice zones and the length of their margins are likely to decrease dramatically with climate warming within the next 10 years.

The household savings rate are going to decrease dramatically over the next 50 years.

As the graph shows, expectations are that the share of debt relief in the future will decrease dramatically.

In the second half of the year car sales began to decrease dramatically.

According to the visual, the number of unvaccinated children in the region is going to decrease dramatically in the near future.

Lending by the largest international financial institutions decreased dramatically over the same period.

This was a period when commodity prices decreased dramatically and the growth in volume terms was also higher.

Since that moment, the fish catch has decreased dramatically over the years of closure.

It seems clear that donor support for family planning has decreased dramatically.

The perception of anti-social behaviour had decreased dramatically between 2003 and 2006.

The poverty gap ratio has also decreased dramatically to 9% from the previous 45%.

As is shown, the number of new cases of HIV and hepatitis infection has also decreased dramatically within the 5 year period.

Demand for short-term credit by small businesses had decreased dramatically, in greater proportion than for larger enterprises.

decrease drastically

At the same time, licence revenue derived from foreign fishing vessels has decreased drastically over the past few years.

As can be seen from the chart, the use of chlordane decreased drastically in the 1970s.

The overall fertility rate, in 2000s estimated at 2.3 children per woman, decreased drastically from the level of 6.2 observed in the mid-70s.

During 1993-1994, per capita income decreased drastically compared to the period 1900-1992.

Since the 1980s, the numbers of the population in abject poverty in Asia has decreased drastically.

The labor costsrelated to the irrigation are likely to decrease drastically over the next decade.

It is expected that the number of scholarships will decrease drastically during the next biennium.

decrease markedly

It is predicted that the European population will decrease markedly as a percentage of the total population in the next 25 years.

Pupils’ dropout level has decreased markedly since 2000.

Production and trade in livestock have decreased markedly since 1967.

As the graph shows, child and maternal mortality had decreased markedly, and as at 2006, 98 per cent of children had been vaccinated against measles.

Prices of some commodities decreased markedly from 1998 to 2000 but recovered in 2001-2002.

The overall vacancy rate has decreased markedly, from 21.7 per cent to 16.9 per cent, but an excessive proportion of vacancies persists in the Interpretation Section.

According to the visual, the share of respondents being negative to the toll ring decreased markedly from 72 per cent before to 48 per cent after the system was introduced.

The rate of infant mortality in Italy has decreased very markedly since the beginning of the century.

decrease significantly

The level of debt to Member States is projected to decrease significantly to $500 million at the end of 2020, compared with the level of $810 million at the end of 2015.

In particular, in 2010 enrolment rates in educational institutions continued to decrease significantly, particularly among girls.

As is illustrated, rates of maternal and child mortality are currently continuing to decrease significantly in rural and remote areas.

It is predicted that these figures will decrease significantly within the next 3 years.

It is clear that water temperatures decrease significantly with depth and, cooler, denser water moves more slowly.

By 2010, for the first time in many years, the level of violence had begun to decrease significantly.

After World War II, the number of German people decreased significantly.

During the previous decade, drug abuse in several developed countries has stabilized or decreased significantly, while increasing in developing countries.

it is noteworthy that attrition within the National Civil Order Police decreased significantly from February 2010.

Globally, from 2011 to 2014, economic growth decreased significantly.

The length of time needed for the finalization of reports decreased significantly in 2001, averaging 6.5 weeks.

decrease slightly

According to the graph, the price of the beacons might be expected to decrease slightly during the next 5 years.

The overall growth of production is projected to decrease slightly.

The initial budget for the region is expected to decrease slightly, from $17.0 million to $15.5 million.

The number of victims of trafficking registered in the country has started to decrease slightly since 2015.

The income for the general-purpose fund is projected to decrease slightly by $0.5 million, from $12.9 million to $12.4 million.

The number of refugees continued to decrease slightly, from 2.9 million at the end of 2003 to 2.8 million at the end of 2004.

The proportion decreased slightly in 2012, from 4.1% of total delivery to 3.5%.

Relative coverage decreased slightly, from 44% to 43%, to a total of 210 million people in 2000.

Emissions decreased slightly between 1980 (588 kt) and 1995 (514 kt).

That figure decreased slightly, however, between 2002 and 2003 for both women and the overall population.

As indicated in the graph, the representation of women at this level has also decreased slightly.

Meanwhile, neonatal mortality decreased slightly from 20 to 19 per 1,000 life births in 2000.

Although the number of accidents remained high, it had decreased slightly in recent years.

Total global carbon emissions decreased slightly in 2009 from 30.2 billion metric tons in 2008.

decrease rapidly

Dissolved organic carbon and organic nitrogen appear to decrease very rapidly at the outset.

The ratio of under-one mortality rate decreased rather rapidly, from 44.4 per cent from 1990 to 15 per cent in 2009, only 0.2 per cent higher than the indicator in 2015.

As is shown, since 1988 production has fallen drastically, personal incomes have decreased rapidly and unemployment has increased sharply.

Deposition rates appear to have decreased rapidly since the early 1980s.

The household ratio among ethnic minorities has decreased rapidly by an average of 3-5% per year.

Lead emissions decreased rapidly in the 1990s from the level of 326,000 tonnes in 1990 to 35,000 tonnes in 1996, an 89% reduction.

decrease steadily

Inflation and unemployment rates stabilized and began to decrease steadily, while growth rates were in the 2.6% range.

The percentage of non-citizens continued to decrease steadily and stood at 14.5 per cent as compared to 29 per cent in 1995.

The roughly 5.6 million job opportunities which were available in 1991 for workers without qualification, is projected to decrease steadily and amount to not more than 2.7 or 2.8 million by the year 2010.

Whereas some 120,000 Palestinians worked in Israel before 1988, this number decreased steadily to under 50,000 by 1994.

After 2006, the amount of morphine seized in Pakistan decreased steadily to slightly less than 2 tons in 2009.

Since 1991, the number of workers engaged in agriculture, forestry and fishery has decreased steadily.

Average tariffs levied by developed countries on agricultural commodities decreased steadily from 4% in 1996 to 2.8% in 2006.

The percentage of P-2 staff promoted annually to the P-3 level decreased steadily between 1998 and 2003, from about 18% to 12%.

Funding for basic research activities decreased steadily from 1995 to 2001, from 18% to 8%, but increased to 10% in 2002.

decrease gradually

The rate of project income decreased gradually, from 7.8% in 2000 to 6.7% in 2005.

Heroin seizures in Central Asia decreased gradually by approximately one fifth over the period 2004-2008, amounting to 7.39 tons in 2007 and 7.26 tons in 2008.

Since then, unemployment decreased gradually until 2001.

Overall, the total number of teachers has increased and the student-teacher ratio has decreased gradually.


decrease in number/value/size

Road transport accidents with personal injury decreased in number by about 27% in the period 1990 to 1998.

A small reduction can be observed in 2005, when the poor decreased in number to 35.1 million people.

Since 1988, level crossing accidents have decreased in number from some 100% to approximately 30%.

Polygamous marriages decreased in number from 904 in 2004 to 841 in 2005, a 6.97% decline.

According to the table, the actual population of Armenia has decreased in size over the next five years.


decrease by …%/units/tonnes/people etc.


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