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The table illustrates the proportion of monthly household income spend on food and drink, housing, clothing and entertainment in five European countries.
Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main feature and make comparisons where relevant.
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The table compares the allocation of monthly earnings in five different European countries (France, Germany, the UK, Turkey And Spain). According to the statistic, in general, it is seen that most countries spend heavily of their income on housing compared to other household aspects.
To begin with, the largest allocation of income in terms of food and drink is experienced by Turkey. This figure stands at 36%, but other aspects, such as housing, clothing, and entertainment, are just under 30% of the proportion of monthly household income. In contrast, even though Germany’s citizens allocate just 22% of their earnings to food and drink, in other household aspects, they spend more heavily than in other countries. This figure is considered the most significant expenditure.
Three countries, namely France, the UK, and Spain, have smaller proportions of household income in clothing. These stand at 7%, 11%, and 8%, but the most significant expenditure in France is on housing, this figure is the same with the UK, at only 37%. However, Spain’s most significant allocation of monthly income is experienced in food and drink, at 31%.
Most countries allocate just under 20% of their monthly earnings to entertainment.
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