The pie charts compare school expenditures in total using five different categories in a UK school from 1981 to 2001.
Overall, spending on teacher’s salaries accounted for the highest proportion over the period shown. In addition, there was a variation in the remaining four categories.
In 1981, people in that school spent 40% of their expenditure on paying for teachers, while the figure for furniture and equipment remained at 15%. By 1991, the amount of spending on teacher’s salaries had risen by a full 10% before falling to 45% in the year 2001. Meanwhile, after decreasing significantly to 5% in 1991, furniture and equipment figure saw a dramatic rise to 23% in 2001.
In 1981, expenditure on insurance cost the lowest in percentage of total school expense, which increased rapidly to 8% by the year 2001. The figure for resources and other salaries were similar in term of a decrease, to 9% and 15%, in 2001, respectively.