The table belows gives information on consumer spending on different items in five countries in 2002. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features , and make comparisons where relevant.

The given table demonstrates how the people spend their money in the countries Ireland, Italy, Spain, Sweden and Turkey on products like foods, drinks, tobacco, clothing, footwear, leisure and education. From the table, it is clear that all of the countries spend most on eating products like food, drinks or tobacco. While Turkey spends the most in
this
department with a 32.14 %, while Italy spends the least in 16.36 %. With an expenditure of 9.00 % in clothing and footwear, Italy comes
first
, while Sweden spends the least in these products of 5.40 %. Being the top spender in foot category, Turkey
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the most when it comes to leisure or education while Spain spends the least in 1.98 %. The country with the most expenditure in the year 2008 is turkey followed by Ireland, Italy, Spain and Sweden respectively. From the table, it is clear that all the countries spend more for food products while they spend far less amount on leisure or education.

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