Election data

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Description

Results of a election in Germany 2013 in different federal states

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 16 observations and 8 variables

Details

Votes for the political parties in the elections (compositional variables), and their relation to the unemployment rate and the average monthly income (external non-compositional variables). Votes are for the Christian Democratic Union and Christian Social Union of Bavaria, also called The Union (CDU/CSU), Social Democratic Party (SDP), The Left (DIE LINKE), Alliance '90/The Greens (GRUNE), Free Democratic Party (FDP) and the rest of the parties participated in the elections (other parties). The votes are examined in absolute values (number of valid votes). The unemployment in the federal states is reported in percentages, and the average monthly income in Euros.

  • CDU_CSU Christian Democratic Union and Christian Social Union of Bavaria, also called The Union

  • SDP Social Democratic Party

  • GRUENE Alliance '90/The Greens

  • FDP Free Democratic Party

  • DIE_LINKE The Left

  • other_parties Votes for the rest of the parties participated in the elections

  • unemployment Unemployment in the federal states in percentages

  • income Average monthly income in Euros

Author(s)

Petra Klynclova, Matthias Templ

Source

German Federal Statistical Office

References

Eurostat, http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/data

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