National statistics from the United Nations

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Description

Demographic data for 193 places, mostly UN members, but also other areas like Hong Kong that are not independent countries.

Format

This data frame uses the locality name as a row label. In some cases the geographic area is smaller than a country; for example Hong Kong. The file contains the following columns:

Fertility

Expected number of live births per female, 2000

PPgdp

Per capita 2001 GDP, in US \$

Details

These data were collected at published by the UN from a variety of sources. See original source for additional footnotes concerning values for individual countries. Country names are given in the first column of the data file. The same data, plus additional variables, is given in the file UN3.

Source

http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic

References

Weisberg, S. (2005). Applied Linear Regression, 3rd edition. New York: Wiley, Problem 1.3.

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