The table below gives information on consumer spending on different items in five different countries in 2002
Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where reverent
Country Food/Drinks/Tobacco Clothing/Footwear Leisure/ Education
Ireland 28.91% 6.43% 2.21%
Italy 16.36% 9.00% 3.20%
Spain 18.80% 6.51% 1.98%
Sweden 15.77% 5.40% 3.22%
Turkey 32.14% 6.63% 4.35%
The table illustrates the need for different items in 5 countries in 2002. In general, the percentage of national consumer spending on Food/Drinks/Tobacco is much higher than other items in all 5 countries.
To specify, in 2002, while Turkey saw a high demand for Food/Drinks/Tobacco which is up to 32,14%, that in Sweden is only 15,7%. Being lower than Ireland, Spain surpassed Italy in the percentage of comsumer spending on Food/Drinks/Tobacco. Howerver this country had lower demand on both Clothing/Footwear and Leisure/ Education than that of Italy. Interestingly, although Turkey had the highest percentage consumer spending on Food/Drinks/Tobacco, that on Clothing/Footwear of this country is lower than Italy with their figures being 6,63% and 9.00%, respectively. As can be seen from the table, Turkey made up for the biggest percentage of consumer spending on Leisure/ Education with above 4% followed by that of the 4 other countries whose figures are quite equal and smaill.