The table illustrated the percentage of the income which was paid for food, electronic equipment, music and videos by adult and children in the UK in 1988.
Overall, while children spent most of money on the four items, adults spent less of their total income on these items. Adults paid a quarter of their salary for food while the main item bought by children was musical things.
In term of adult expenditure, the main fee woman spent on was food, which accounted for the highest of their expenses(39%), as opposed to videos (0,5%). Likewise, men spent most of their money on food (14%), whereas electronic equipments, music and videos accounted for lower expenditures, (10%), (5%), and (20%), respectively.
Boy spent 9% of their income on food, which was 4% less than girls. Besides, the boy’s expenditure on music was 2% less than girls, while there similar amounts of money spent of videos by both boys and girls, with 18% and 17%, respectively. The item with the biggest DISPARITY between boys and girls was electronic equipment where girls used only 5% of their income in contrast to boys who paid 18%