#### Choose the correct word in these IELTS candidates’ answers.

1 In 1997 the employment * figure / number *was two million.

2 The data shows the difference between the * percentage / percentages* of men and women doing full-time jobs.

3 In the future the * size / number* of the population will increase sharply.

4 In Britain people spent the smallest * number / amount *of money on personal stereos.

5 Cinemas expect an increasing * level / number *of attendance in the future across all ages.

6 Going out to restaurants decreased dramatically to seven * percentage / percent*.

7 The * number / quantity* of people who came to Australia started to drop after 1994.

8 The graph shows that the * percentage / per cent* of 14 to 24-year-olds who are cinema-goers is higher than the other groups.

9 We can also see that the * rate / proportion* of males gaining diplomas was higher than that of females.

10 A small * part / proportion* of graduates are self-employed.

11 It can be seen that the majority of prisoners are male as the * percentage / share *of prisons who are female is only 4%.

12 The number of books published depends on the literacy **rate / figure.**

##### Answer

**1** figure ** 2 ** percentages ** 3 ** size **4 ** amount **5 ** level **6** percent ** 7** number **8** percentage

**9 ** proportion **10** proportion **11** percentage **12 ** rate