account for

KEYWORDS: describe, percentage


Afro-Americans account for 12% of the US population.

These occupations now account for 37. 6 percent of all workers.

Higher education accounts for about 13 percent of general fund expenditures

Own-label products now account for more than 20% of sales in some European supermarkets.

Ovens, kettles and washing machines accounted for 17.5% of household electricity use.