The pie charts illustrate the spending on different categories of expenditures in two income groups in a European nation.
Overall, food and drink, and fuel bills account for main household in low income group, while in high income group, the largest percentage is miscellaneous.
In the low salary, the greatest cost is for food and drink, at 29%, while the figure for high wage group is miscellaneous, at 23%. In terms of fuel bills, the figure for low salary group is sharply higher than that of high wage group, at 24% and 2%, respectively. The percentage of spending on clothing is similar in both groups at 5% in low salary and 6% in high wage.
The smallest proportion is for restaurant and hotel in low group, at 4%, while the figure for high group is 12%. In terms of transport, the figure for the high group is higher than that of low group, at 16% and 9%, respectively. The high group spend 10% more on recreation or culture than their counterparts in the low group.