R Dataset / Package car / Chirot


On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the Chirot data set which pertains to The 1907 Romanian Peasant Rebellion. The Chirot data set is found in the car R package. You can load the Chirot data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Chirot"). This will load the data into a variable called Chirot. If R says the Chirot data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("car") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the Chirot R data set. The size of this file is about 838 bytes.

The 1907 Romanian Peasant Rebellion


The Chirot data frame has 32 rows and 5 columns. The observations are counties in Romania.




This data frame contains the following columns:


Intensity of the rebellion


Commercialization of agriculture




Strength of middle peasantry


Inequality of land tenure


Chirot, D. and C. Ragin (1975) The market, tradition and peasant rebellion: The case of Romania. American Sociological Review 40, 428–444 [Table 1].


Fox, J. (2008) Applied Regression Analysis and Generalized Linear Models, Second Edition. Sage.


Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

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Attachment Size
dataset-38024.csv 838 bytes
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0