Data for the Rent Index 2003 in Munich, Germany

Description

Sample of 2,053 appartments from the data collected for the preparation of the Munich rent index 2003.

Usage

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data("munichrent03")

Format

A data frame with 2,053 observations on the following 12 variables.

rent

Net rent in EUR (numeric).

rentsqm

Net rent per square meter in EUR (numeric).

area

Floor area in square meters (numeric).

rooms

Number of rooms (numeric).

yearc

Year of construction (numeric).

bathextra

Factor: High quality equipment in the bathroom?

bathtile

Factor: Bathroom tiled?

cheating

Factor: Central heating available?

district

Urban district where the apartment is located. Factor with 25 levels: "All-Umenz" (Allach - Untermenzing), "Alt-Le" (Altstadt - Lehel), "Au-Haid" (Au - Haidhausen), "Au-Lo-La" (Aubing - Lochhausen - Langwied), "BamLaim" (Berg am Laim), "Bogenh" (Bogenhausen), "Feld-Has" (Feldmoching - Hasenbergl), "Had" (Hadern), "Laim" (Laim), "Lud-Isar"(Ludwigsvorstadt - Isarvorstadt), "Maxvor" (Maxvorstadt), "Mil-AmH" (Milbertshofen - Am Hart), "Moos" (Moosach), "Neuh-Nymp" (Neuhausen - Nymphenburg), "Obgies" (Obergiesing), "Pas-Obmenz" (Pasing - Obermenzing), "Ram-Per" (Ramersdorf - Perlach), "SchwWest" (Schwabing West), "Schwab-Frei" (Schwabing - Freimann), "Schwanth" (Schwanthalerhoehe), "Send" (Sendling), "Send-West" (Sendling - Westpark), "Th-Ob-Fo-Fu-So" (Thalkirchen - Obersendling - Forstenried - Fuerstenried - Solln), "Trud-Riem" (Trudering - Riem) and "Ugies-Har" (Untergiesing - Harlaching).

location

Quality of location. Ordered factor with levels "normal", "good" and "top".

upkitchen

Factor: Upscale equipment in kitchen?

wwater

Factor: Hot water supply available?

Details

A detailed description (German only) of the factor levels can be found in the rent index brochure of the city of Munich. The corresponding URL violates the CRAN-policies, therefore it must be copy-and-pasted into a browser: http://www.muenchen.de/rathaus/dms/Home/Stadtverwaltung/Sozialreferat/wohnungsamt/Mietspiegel/pdf_mietspiegel/mietspiegel2013/Brosch%C3%BCre%20Mietspiegel%202013.pdf

Source

http://www.stat.uni-muenchen.de/service/datenarchiv/miete/miete03.html

References

Fahrmeir, L., Kneib, T., Lang, S., Marx, B. (2013): Regression: Models, Methods and Applications. Berlin: Springer.

Fahrmeir, L., Kuenstler, R., Pigeot, I., Tutz, G. (2004): Statistik: der Weg zur Datenanalyse, 5th edition. Berlin: Springer.

Examples

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data("munichrent03")
print(summary(munichrent03))

par(ask=TRUE)
plot(munichrent03[,1:5])
plot(rentsqm ~ bathextra, data=munichrent03)
plot(rentsqm ~ bathtile, data=munichrent03)
plot(rentsqm ~ cheating, data=munichrent03)
plot(rentsqm ~ location, data=munichrent03)
plot(rentsqm ~ upkitchen, data=munichrent03)
plot(rentsqm ~ wwater, data=munichrent03)

oldpar <- par(no.readonly = TRUE)
par(las=3, mar=c(8,4,4,2)+0.1)
plot(rentsqm ~ district, xlab=NA, data=munichrent03)
par(oldpar)

par(ask=FALSE)