On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the wages1833 data set which pertains to Wages of Lancashire Cotton Factory Workers in 1833. The wages1833 data set is found in the DAAG R package. You can load the wages1833 data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("wages1833"). This will load the data into a variable called wages1833. If R says the wages1833 data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("DAAG") 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 wages1833 R data set. The size of this file is about 916 bytes.
Wages of Lancashire Cotton Factory Workers in 1833
wages1833 data frame gives the wages of Lancashire cotton factory workers in 1833.
This data frame contains the following columns:
age in years
number of male workers
average wage of male workers
number of female workers
average wage of female workers
Boot, H.M. 1995. How Skilled Were the Lancashire Cotton Factory Workers in 1833? Economic History Review 48: 283-303.
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.