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The table gives information about how the UK used its energy in 2017.

CREDS calculations based on BEIS (2018)

Sector

Percentage of UK energy used by sector (%)

Industry

17

Transport

40

Households

28

Other

15

a) Draw an accurate pie chart to show this information. 

[3 marks]

In 2017, the UK used the equivalent of 141 million tonnes of oil for energy.

One year the government develops a new initiative to get more people to use electric buses. 

The energy used by transport decreased by 15%.

The UK will use the same total amount of energy.

b) Express the amount of energy the UK will use for transport as a percentage of 141 million tonnes of oil equivalent. 

[3 marks]

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