Practice 14 (ver 2): The pie chart below shows the proportion of different categories of families living in poverty in UK in 2002.
The pie chart shows data on the different family types that lived under the poverty line in the year 2002 in the UK.
Overall, sole parents accounted for the highest proportion who lived in destitute conditions in the UK in 2002.
According to the chart, over a quarter of sole parents ( 26% ) lived in poverty in the UK in 2002. The category of single without children which made up 24% of the total was the second most popular household living in poor conditions in the UK in the same year. Couple with children comprising less than a fifth shared almost the same figure as all households ( 14% ) for the given year. The proportion of couples who had no children was slightly higher than that of single aged people with 9% as opposed to 7%. Interestingly, aged couple had the least percentage of poverty, with a tiny 5%.