The pie charts below show the average household expenditures in a country in 1950 and 2010
A breakdown of the proportion of the expenses made in housing, food, health care, education, transportation and other needs in a country between 1950 to 2010 is illustrated in the bar charts. Overall, it is important to note that the proportion of consuming food dominated in 2010. While the highest expenditure was experienced by housing, the percentage of health care showed a reverse in 1950.
Moving to a more detailed analysis, the proportion of housing expenditure showed at 72.1% in 1950. The second most expenditure in this country was in consuming food. All other expenditures including health care, education, transportation, and other needs were less than 20% in total.
However, people's expenditure in housing decreased to only 22% while the expenditure for food increased to 34%. Interestingly the expenditure on education decreased over time while the expenses for transportation increased to 14%. All other expenditure in 1950 was only 4.4% which increased to 19.2% in 2010.