The graph below gives information on households with a regular use of car in great Britain from 1971 to 2007
The line chart illustrates the proportion of regular use of car in each household in Great Britain over the period of 37 years, from 1971 to 2007
Generally speaking, it could be observed from the provided graph that the number of car owners increased continuously during the period. While the number of Britain households without car underwent a significant decline, the households own one, two, three or more car followed an upward trend.
In particular, the year 1971 witnessed almost half of British households didn’t have regular use of car. Around 49% people who didn’t use car and almost 44% of households had one car, but only about 7% had two cars. It was a small number of families which owned three or more cars they just took up around 1% of households in this category
The one-car household was the most common type during 37 years. The percentage of one –car owners remained stable till the end of period. It is noticeable that the was a significant change in the proportion of households which had no car. It fell steadily around 25%, from 49% to 24% in 2007. In contract, the proportion of two-car household increased dramatically, reached about 26% at the end of period, whereas the number of families had three or more cars rose to 6%.