A comparison of the consumer expenses on several commodities in five countries in 2002 is illustrated by the table. Overall, the inhabitants are more likely to buy food, drinks and tobacco. This is showed by the high average proportion. In contrast with the percentage of leisure or education sectors experienced lowest number.
From five countries, two of them Ireland and Turkey saw the highest percentages food-stuff aspects with each 28.91% and 32.14% respectively. Then, the proportion of leisure/education in Turkey also experienced the greatest number in 4.35%, while the best rate of clothing/footwear is in the Italy with 9%.
Moving to a more detailed analysis, Sweden had been the lowest number in food and clothing sectors nearly 16% and around 5% in series. Furthermore, Spain noticed in the middle proportion for this aspect under 19 and 7 per cent, yet it became the lowest number in leisure/education with solely 1.98 per cent.