The pie charts below show the average household expenditures in a country in 1950 and 2010.
Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
The provided pie charts shows the expenses made in housing, food, health care, education, transportation and other items in a country in 1950 and 2010. As is observed from the pie charts, in 1950 almost two-third expenditure was in housing whereas this average expenditure has been increased for food, transportation etc. in 2010.
According to the given data, more than 70% expenditure was in housing in 1950. The second most expenditure in this country was in food. All other expenditures including health care, education, transportation etc. were less than 20% in total. After 60 years the trends of expenditure in this country significantly changed. People’s expenditure in housing decreased to only 22% while the expenditure for food increased to 34%. Interestingly the expenditure on education decreased over time while the expenses for transportation increased to 14%. All other expenditure in 1950 was only 4.4% which increased to 19.2% in 2010 which indicates the new addition on category where people started expensing than they did in 1950.
In summary, the expenditure nature of people had changed significantly in 2010 than that had been in 1950.