The table below shows information about age, average income per person and population below poverty line in three states in the USA. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting and make comparisons where relevant.
The provided table compares data about age, average income per person and population below poverty line in three American States, namely, California, Utah, and Florida.
It is noticeable that the proportion of people under 18 in Utah is highest while Florida has the most senior citizens of the three states. Also, the average income per person and the percentage of poor people in California are largest.
People aged under 18 make up 28% of Utah’s population while the figures for California and Florida are only 17% and 16%, respectively. In contrast, the proportion of the elderly in Florida is 23%, which is almost 4 times higher than that in Utah, at 8%. The 60+ age group accounts for 13% in the state of California.
Regarding average income per capita, California is the leading state with $23,000, followed by Florida and Utah, at $22,000 and $17,000, respectively. Despite the fact that people in California make the most money on average, the figure for poor people in this state is highest, at 16% as opposed to that in Utah, at only 9%. The percentage of poverty-stricken people in Florida stands at 12%.