R Dataset / Package Ecdat / BudgetFood


On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the BudgetFood data set which pertains to Budget Share of Food for Spanish Households . The BudgetFood data set is found in the Ecdat R package. You can load the BudgetFood data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("BudgetFood"). This will load the data into a variable called BudgetFood. If R says the BudgetFood data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("Ecdat") 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 BudgetFood R data set. The size of this file is about 921,801 bytes.

Budget Share of Food for Spanish Households


a cross-section from 1980

number of observations : 23972

observation : households

country : Spain




A dataframe containing :


percentage of total expenditure which the household has spent on food


total expenditure of the household


age of reference person in the household


size of the household


size of the town where the household is placed categorised into 5 groups: 1 for small towns, 5 for big ones


sex of reference person (man,woman)


Delgado, A. and Juan Mora (1998) “Testing non–nested semiparametric models : an application to Engel curves specification”, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 13(2), 145–162.


Journal of Applied Econometrics data archive : http://qed.econ.queensu.ca/jae/.

See Also

Index.Source, Index.Economics, Index.Econometrics, Index.Observations


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

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