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Pie chart – Information on UAE government spending in 2000

The pie chart gives information on UAE government spending in 2000. The total budget was AED 315 billion.

Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.

Write at least 150 words.

Model Answer 1:

The pie chart shows the UAE government’s budget spending in different sectors in 2000. As is presented, the UAE government had AED 135 billion budget for the year 2000 and they used the highest amount for ensuring social security.

According to the pie chart, the UAE administration allocated AED 100 billion in social security from their national budget of AED 315 billion. This single sector cost the UAE government almost one-third of the total budget. This year the government’s expense was 53 million on health and personal social services, which was the second largest sector in terms of expenditure made by the UAE government. 38 million AED was spent on education while 23 billion both in debt and other expenditures.

The government used 22 billion in Defence sector while 13 billion for the industry, employment and agriculture sectors. The lowest amount of money, only 9 billion, went to the transport sector. Finally, 15 billion of the budget was spent on housing and environment.

In summary, UAE government’s maximum spending went in social security and healthcare sectors while the least amounts were spent on transport, law and order, housing and industry/agriculture and employment sectors.
(Approximately 192 words)

Model Answer 2:

The pie chart illustrates the expenditure of the UAE government from the national budget 315 billion AED in 2000. It also shows the segments of expenditure of the UAE administration in different sectors in the same year.

At a first glance, it is crystal clear that biggest slice of the budget was devoted to social security, AED 100 billion. UAE spent 53 billion on health and personal social services followed by education with 38 billion. However, the least amount of budget was spent on the transportation system, AED 9 billion.

Moving further, it is vivid that debt interest and other expenditure accounted for AED 23 billion of the budget. The expenditure of the UAE budget was 15 billion on housing heritage closely followed by industry, agriculture and employment with AED 13 billion.

Overall, it can be deduced that the least amount of money was spent on transport while the highest amount on the social security by the UAE government in 2000.

[Written by – Kuljeet Sandhu ]

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