The given table compares the percentages of expenditure which college students from three countries spend on different living expenses each year.

Overall, students’ total expenditure in country A is the highest while accommodation and food account for the significant proportions of the total cost of living in three countries.

In country A, the total expenditure of students is 5000$, compared with 4500$ and 1500$ of students in countries B and C respectively. Accommodation accounts for 45% of students’ expenditure in country A, which is higher than country B (35%) and country C (30%). In terms of food, students in country C spend the largest proportion of their budget (36%), while the figure for students in countries A and B are 22% and 28% respectively.

A high percentage of students’ budget in country C is also spent on books, at 21% compared with 9% for students in country B and just 3% for students in country A. By contrast, students in countries A and B spend 22% and 23% respectively of their expenditure on leisure, while the students in country C just spend 12% on this category.

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The table compares the percentages of expenditure which college students from three countries spend on different living expenses each year.

Overall, students’ total expenditure in country A is the highest while accommodation and food account for the significant proportions of the total cost of living in three countries.

In country A, the total expenditure of students is 5000$, compared with 4500$ and 1500$ of students in countries B and C respectively. Accommodation accounts for 45% of students’ expenditure in country A, which is higher than country B (35%) and country C (30%). In terms of food, students in country C spend the largest proportion of their budget (36%), while the figure for students in countries A and B are 22% and 28% respectively.

A high percentage of students’ budget in country C is also spent on books, at 21% compared with 9% for students in country B and just 3% for students in country A. By contrast, students in countries A and B spend 22% and 23% respectively of their expenditure on leisure, while the students in country C just spend 12% on this category.

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* The table gives the average annual budget for students in three countries, A, B and C, including the total spending, rent, food, books, leisure activities and others. The total is shown in dollars, and the other items are percentages. *

Overall, students’ total expenditure in country A is the highest while accommodation and food account for the significant proportions of the total cost of living in three countries.

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In country A, the total expenditure of students is **$**5000~~$~~, *(Put the currency sign first) *compared with 4500$ and 1500$ ~~of~~ **for **students in countries B and C respectively. Accommodation accounts for 45% of students’ expenditure in country A, which is higher than country B (35%) and country C (30%). In terms of food, students in country C spend the largest proportion of their budget (36%), while the figure *(wrong word) *for students in countries A and B are 22% and 28% respectively.

A high percentage of students’ budget in country C is also spent on books, at 21% compared with 9% for students in country B and just 3% for students in country A. By contrast, students in countries A and B spend 22% and 23% respectively of their expenditure on leisure, while the students in country C just spend 12% on this category.

*The table gives the average annual budget for students in three countries, A, B and C, including the total spending, rent, food, books, leisure activities and others. The total is shown in dollars, and the other items are percentages.*

*Overall, the total costs for students in countries A and B were similar, but in country C they were significantly lower. Accommodation and food were the largest expense categories.*

*In detail, students in A spent $5000 annually, compared with $4500 in B and $1500 in C. Accommodation plus food accounted for about two-thirds of the budget in all countries. However, rentals cost five times as much in A than they did in C, $2250 versus $450. Food costs in A, $1100, were twice as much as in C, $540, although students in B paid the most, $1260. The largest difference was in the books category, with students in B allocating just over $400, and those in C paying twice as much as those in A, $310 compared to $150. The students in C spent less than a tenth as much on leisure and other expenses compared to A or B. *