R Dataset / Package car / Migration

Documentation

On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the Migration data set which pertains to Canadian Interprovincial Migration Data. The Migration data set is found in the car R package. You can load the Migration data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Migration"). This will load the data into a variable called Migration. If R says the Migration 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 Migration R data set. The size of this file is about 4,696 bytes.


Canadian Interprovincial Migration Data

Description

The Migration data frame has 90 rows and 8 columns.

Usage

Migration

Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

source

Province of origin (source). A factor with levels: ALTA, Alberta; BC, British Columbia; MAN, Manitoba; NB, New Brunswick; NFLD, New Foundland; NS, Nova Scotia; ONT, Ontario; PEI, Prince Edward Island; QUE, Quebec; SASK, Saskatchewan.

destination

Province of destination (1971 residence). A factor with levels: ALTA, Alberta; BC, British Columbia; MAN, Manitoba; NB, New Brunswick; NFLD, New Foundland; NS, Nova Scotia; ONT, Ontario; PEI, Prince Edward Island; QUE, Quebec; SASK, Saskatchewan.

migrants

Number of migrants (from source to destination) in the period 1966–1971.

distance

Distance (between principal cities of provinces): NFLD, St. John; PEI, Charlottetown; NS, Halifax; NB, Fredricton; QUE, Montreal; ONT, Toronto; MAN, Winnipeg; SASK, Regina; ALTA, Edmonton; BC, Vancouver.

pops66

1966 population of source province.

pops71

1971 population of source province.

popd66

1966 population of destination province.

popd71

1971 population of destination province.

Details

There is one record in the data file for each migration stream. You can average the 1966 and 1971 population figures for each of the source and destination provinces.

Source

Canada (1962) Map. Department of Mines and Technical Surveys.

Canada (1971) Census of Canada. Statistics Canada, Vol. 1, Part 2 [Table 32].

Canada (1972) Canada Year Book. Statistics Canada [p. 1369].

References

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

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