R Dataset / Package car / UN


On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the UN data set which pertains to GDP and Infant Mortality. The UN data set is found in the car R package. You can load the UN data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("UN"). This will load the data into a variable called UN. If R says the UN 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 UN R data set. The size of this file is about 3,557 bytes.

GDP and Infant Mortality


The UN data frame has 207 rows and 2 columns. The data are for 1998 and are from the United Nations; the observations are nations of the world. There are some missing data.




This data frame contains the following columns:


Infant morality rate, infant deaths per 1000 live births.


GDP per capita, in U.S.~dollars.


United Nations (1998) Social indicators. Originally from http://www.un.org/Depts/unsd/social/main.htm but no longer there.


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

Fox, J. and Weisberg, S. (2011) An R Companion to Applied Regression, Second Edition, Sage.


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

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