The given pie charts compare the expenses in 7 different categories in 1966 and 1996 by British Citizens. Write a report for a university lecturer describing the information below.

The pie charts displace changes in UK spending patterns from 1996 to 1996. Food and cars made up the two main items of Expenditure in both Years. Both comprised over 50% of household spending. Food accounted for 44% of spending in 1966, but
this
shrank by two thirds to 14% in 1996.
Nevertheless
, expenditures on cars doubled increasing from 23 % in 1966 to 45% in 1996. While spending on restaurants
also
grew twofold climbing from 7 % to 14%, the proportion of salary spent on computers increased dramatically up from 1 % in 1996 to 10% in 1996.
However
, off on books plummeted from 6 % to 1% respectively. Some areas remained relatively unchanged Britons spent approximately the same amount of salary on petrol and furniture in both years. Overall there was a relatively high increase in the amount spent on cars, computers and restaurants at the expense of food and books.
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