The table provides the data of consumer disbursing on several different items in five different European countries in 2002. Briefly, there are two bold data. First, Turkey had the highest number of consumer spending on both food and education, while it was on the second for clothing. Second, the consumers in Italy mainly spent for clothing, but it has slightly lower spending for both food and education.
In Turkey, 32.4% of consumers pay out for food in which it was the highest percentage out of five countries. For education sector, Turkey was also on the top level of percentage, reaching 4.35%, compared to the others country. Otherwise, it had slightly lower disbursing for clothing where it was 6.63%, the second level after Italy.
In contrast, the consumers in Italy tended to spend their money for clothing than two other items. It showed 9.00%, while other countries just got lower than 7.00%. Then, Italy had about a half of the Turkey's percentage for food and followed the Sweden on 3.20%.
Finally, other three countries, Sweden, Spain, and Ireland, are in the middle. Those are under 20% for food except Ireland which got 28.91%. In addition, Sweden had the highest percentage among these countries for education with 3.22% followed by Ireland and Spain at 2.21% and 1.98%.