This data set is synthetically generated from real GLSS (Ghana Living Standards Survey) data.
A data frame with 36970 observations on the following 14 variables.
integer; the household ID.
integer; the number of persons in the household.
factor; the region in which the household is located
upper east and
factor; the enumeration area.
integer; the person's age.
factor; the person's sex (levels
factor; the relationship with the
household head (levels
factor; the person's
factor; the person's ethnicity
all other tribes,
factor; the person's religion
no religion and
factor; the person's highest
degree of education (levels
teacher trng a,
teacher trng b,
gce 'a' level,
person's occupation (levels
armed forces and other security
craft and related trades workers,
legislators, senior officials and
plant and machine operators and assemblers,
service workers and shop and market sales
skilled agricultural and fishery workers, and
technicians and associate professionals).
numeric; the person's annual income.
numeric; the sample weights.
The data set consists of 8700 households and is used as sample data in some
of the examples in package
simPopulation. Note that it is included
for illustrative purposes only. The sample weights do not reflect the true
population sizes of Ghana and its regions. The resulting population data is
about 100 times smaller than the real population size to save computation
Only some of the variables in the original survey are included in this example data set. Furthermore, categories are aggregated for certain variables due to the large number of possible outcomes in the original survey data.
This is a synthetic data set based on GLSS data from 2006. The original sample was provided by Ghana Statistical Service.
Ghana Statistical Service (2008) Ghana Living Standards Survey: Report of the fifth round.
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