The bar chart below shows shares of expenditures for five major categories in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Japan in the year 2009.
A breakdown of the proportion of money spent by five different categories in United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Japan in 2009 is depicted in the bar chart. Overall, it can be seen that housing was the highest percentage for all countries, while in health care recorded less priority.
To begin with, the percentage of expenditures had different values. In housing, United States experienced the most favourite expenditures at more than quarter, while in Canada gained lower percentage by about 5%. Furthermore, in food had big gap in the percentage of money spent. Japan witnessed a peak point at just under 25%, while in United States recorded by approximately 8%.
On the other hand, the greatest gap appeared in the proportion of money spent in transportation. Canada existed at one in fifth, while Japan revealed twofold lower than in Canada. Moreover, in health care saw the smallest percentage at just above 0% in United Kingdom, while in United States showed at just over one in twentith. After that Canada and Japan resulted the same percentage at just under 5%.