Parent-Duchatelet's time-series data on the number of prostitutes in Paris

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Description

A table indicating month by month, for the years 1812-1854, the number of prostitutes on the registers of the administration of the city of Paris.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 516 observations on the following 5 variables.

Year

a numeric vector

month

a factor with levels Apr Aug Dec Feb Jan Jul Jun Mar May Nov Oct Sep

count

a numeric vector: number of prostitutes

mon

a numeric vector: numeric month

date

a Date

Details

The data table was digitally scanned with OCR, and errors were corrected by comparing the yearly totals recorded in the table to the row sums of the scanned data.

Source

Parent-Duchatelet, A. (1857), De la prostitution dans la ville de Paris, 3rd ed, p. 32, 36

Examples

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data(Prostitutes)
## maybe str(Prostitutes) ; plot(Prostitutes) ...

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