Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
Write at least 150 words.
The given pie charts illustrate the components of annual expenditure by a UK based school. The information highlights the changes in spending in 1981, 1991 and 2001.
Overall, each year teacher’s salary had been the significant expenditure while insurance is the least head for spending. Also, the share of each payment has fluctuated except insurance and other worker salaries, which observed an increasing and decreasing trend respectively.
The teacher’s salaries continued to remain the highest spent item in the two decades accounting for 40% in 1981, 50% in 1991 and 45% in 2001 respectively. On the contrary, insurance accounted for the least expenses at 2%, 3% and 8% in the same years.
Further, the percentage of outlay on resources such as books as well as furniture and equipment were initially the same, namely 15%. In the next decade, spending on furniture and equipment was reduced to 5%. Still, ultimately in the last decade, the percentage of the expenditure on this item was increased to 23%, making it the second most preferred item on the list. On the other hand, books share increased to 20% in 1991 and then reduced to only 9% in 2001.
Lastly, other percentage payouts on workers’ salaries saw a declining trend with 28%, 22% and 15% in 1981, 1991 and 2001 respectively.