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The pie chart below shows the proportion of different categories of families living in poverty in the UK in 2002. Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
Write at least 150 words.
Statistical information on the proportion of people in the UK, divided by categories in 2002 is represented in the given pie chart.
Overall, it is clear that the worst affected categories were single with or without children, whereas the least affected were from the aged categories.
As per the chart, from the total share of six categories, excluding all households, 26% were sole parents, whereas 24% were single and had no children. Couple with children was the next section of the society in which poverty affected seriously next to the aforementioned groups. This accounted for 15%, which was 6% more than couples without children.
It is interesting to note that among the aged, both single-aged and aged couple, poverty was evidenced the least. When poverty affected 7% of the former group, a mere 5% suffered poverty from the latter group.
It should be also noted that an average of 14% of all households lived in poverty.