The table and charts below give information on the police budget for 2017 and 2018 in one area of Britain. The table shows where the money came from, and the charts show how it was distributed. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features and making relevant comparisons.
The given table represents the source of money for the police budget between 2017 and 2018 in one area of Britain, while the pie chart shows the expenditure of the police budget.
Overall, the maximum police budget got from the national government, while the less budget spends on technology over the given period.
Moving into the details, it’s crystal clear that the maximum police budget got from the national government was noted as 175.5 million pounds in 2017. However, a 2 million pound increase was recorded in 2018. The local taxes increased from €91.2 million to 102.3 million in 2017 and 2018. It’s interesting to note that other sources (grants) were equal in both 2017 and 2018, which is indicated as 38 million pounds in the police budget
Looking at the rest of the details, 3/4 of the police budget was spent on officers’ and staff Salaries. At the same time, a 6% reduction was recorded in team and officers’ salaries in 2018 compared to 2017. Interestingly, almost 8% of the budget was spent on technology, nearly doubling to 2018 around 14%. In 2017 and 2018, an equal proportion of the budget was utilised for buildings and transport in a small area of Britain.
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