The given line graph illustrates how many shops have been closed and opened over an interval of 8
of stores which were opened experienced a moderate fall,
that of closures decreased slightly throughout the given period.
, erratic fluctuation could be witnessed during the
the line graph, in 2011, the
of shops which were opened stood at approximately 8500, which was the maximum
dropped dramatically to a little less than 4000 in 2012.
the downward trend broke and rose noticeably to about 6000 in 2014. Afterwards, dropped in 2015 to the same level as they were in 2012. After which the figure remained relatively constant until 2017,
reached 3000, which was the lowest amount in the
Regarding the figure for the
of store closures, in 2011,
amount stood at a little more than 6000, which
decreased slightly, and reached 6000 in 2012. After that, rose dramatically to a peak of 7000.
the upward trend broke and dipped enormously to nearly 1000 which was the minimum amount between the
, statistics for shop closures rose by 5 times and reached 5000 in 2016. Ultimately, the figure maintained the same level until 2018.