IELTS writing Task 1 structures for comparing categories

For example,

Male 16%
Females 7%

1. The percentage of males was 16%, while/whereas the proportion of females was 7%

2. Males outstripped/outnumber/overshadow females by 9%. The respective figures were 16% and 7%.

3.Steal a march (kise toh agah  langna)

Males stole a march by 9%.

4. There was a yawning gap between the figure of males and females. The respective figures were 16% and 7%.

5. More/less…..than that of….category

The percentage of males was two times more than that of females (50%,25%).

6.As against

The percentage of males stood at 50% as against 25% in case of females.

7. As compared to,

As compared to females, males had maximum proportion.