Complete the table below in order to show the population change of the remaining London boroughs between 2001 and 2011? (to 1 dp)
|Area Name||Population 2001||Population 2011||Percentage Change (%)|
|Kensington and Chelsea||158921||158649|
Why use this technique? Is it appropriate?
- We calculate percentage increase and decrease to show how much ‘increase’ or ‘decrease/loss’ there has been in a specific category over time.
- By working out the percentage change it is easier to compare the change in a category over time e.g. population change.
- Working out a percentage is much more understandable than looking at raw figures. It also means that data is more easily comparable.