The information below gives details about household income and spending on food and clothes by an average family in one UK city in 2010 and 2013.

The table shows household
income
and expenditure on
food
and clothes in an average family in one UK city in 2010 and 2013, together with 2 pie charts giving more details on the spending areas, broken down into 5 groups: fruits and vegetables, meat and fish, dairy products, other
food
and drinks and
finally
clothes. Overall, total
income
had fallen during the time 2010 to 2013.
However
, spending on
food
and clothes rose significantly and we have
also
seen some changes of the percentage in the areas they spend money on. Slightly under half of the total
income
in 2010 was spent on
food
and clothes, whilst it had the highest total
income
, about 29,000 euro. Citizens at that
year mainly
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year, mainly
spent their money
on
Suggestion
in
three areas: meat and fish (25%), clothes (22%), fruits and vegetables (20%).
On the other hand
, other
food
and drinks and dairy products accounts for just under 20% (18% and 15
% respectively
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%, respectively
) and they
also
were the least spending areas in 2010.
On
Suggestion
In
By
contrast,
although
total
income
had fallen, at around 4,000 euro in 2013,
expediture
money paid out; an amount spent
expenditure
on
food
and clothes rose significantly to slightly over half of its
income
. People tend to eat much more fruits and
vegetables
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vegetables, hence
hence
the highest percentage. There is a significant decline in consuming meat and fish, by 25% to 15%.
Also
, daily products rose to 20% and it was no longer the least spending area while other
food
and drinks remains the same percentage at 18%.
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