the charts below show the proportion of people's spending on different commodities and services in a particular European county in 1958 and in 2008

Essay topics:

the charts below show the proportion of people's spending on different commodities and services in a particular European county in 1958 and in 2008

The pie charts compare the expenditure on 5 different categories: Housing, Clothing, Entertainment, Food, Travel/Sport and Luxury goods in a particular European nation between 1958 and 2008.

Overall, there was an increase in the spending on Housing, Food and Luxury goods while those for Clothing, Entertainment and Travel/Sport decreased.

In 1958, 22% of people’s spending on Housing. The expenditure on Housing increased to 32%, which accounted for the largest proportion of the total expense in 2008. Only 8% and 7% of the expense on Food and Luxury goods respectively. These figures reached at 17% in 2008.

The largest percentage of the total expense was represented by Clothing in 1958 with 32%. However, it dropped dramatically by 20% in 2008. While the expenditure on Entertainment decreased slightly by 2% over the period of 50 years, the spending on Transport/ Travel in 2008 was a half of that in 1958, 13% compared to 6%.

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Average: 6.1 (1 vote)
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
however, if, while

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 3.0 7.0 43% => More to be verbs wanted.
Auxiliary verbs: 0.0 1.00243902439 0% => OK
Conjunction : 6.0 6.8 88% => OK
Relative clauses : 2.0 3.15609756098 63% => OK
Pronoun: 4.0 5.60731707317 71% => OK
Preposition: 31.0 33.7804878049 92% => OK
Nominalization: 3.0 3.97073170732 76% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 804.0 965.302439024 83% => OK
No of words: 152.0 196.424390244 77% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.28947368421 4.92477711251 107% => OK
Fourth root words length: 3.51124308557 3.73543355544 94% => OK
Word Length SD: 3.17427222448 2.65546596893 120% => OK
Unique words: 87.0 106.607317073 82% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.572368421053 0.547539520022 105% => OK
syllable_count: 220.5 283.868780488 78% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.45097560976 103% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 2.0 1.53170731707 131% => OK
Article: 4.0 4.33902439024 92% => OK
Subordination: 1.0 1.07073170732 93% => OK
Conjunction: 0.0 0.482926829268 0% => OK
Preposition: 1.0 3.36585365854 30% => More preposition wanted as sentence beginning.

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 9.0 8.94146341463 101% => OK
Sentence length: 16.0 22.4926829268 71% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 55.4191659141 43.030603864 129% => OK
Chars per sentence: 89.3333333333 112.824112599 79% => OK
Words per sentence: 16.8888888889 22.9334400587 74% => OK
Discourse Markers: 2.0 5.23603664747 38% => More transition words/phrases wanted.
Paragraphs: 4.0 3.83414634146 104% => OK
Language errors: 0.0 1.69756097561 0% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 6.0 3.70975609756 162% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 0.0 1.13902439024 0% => More negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 3.0 4.09268292683 73% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.210011223755 0.215688989381 97% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0871817422406 0.103423049105 84% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0677975856662 0.0843802449381 80% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.129613900809 0.15604864568 83% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0653336042571 0.0819641961636 80% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 11.9 13.2329268293 90% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 63.7 61.2550243902 104% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 6.51609756098 135% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 8.4 10.3012195122 82% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 13.11 11.4140731707 115% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.69 8.06136585366 108% => OK
difficult_words: 41.0 40.7170731707 101% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 7.0 11.4329268293 61% => OK
gunning_fog: 8.4 10.9970731707 76% => OK
text_standard: 9.0 11.0658536585 81% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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More content wanted.

Rates: 61.797752809 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 5.5 Out of 9
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