R Dataset / Package Ecdat / Icecream


On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the Icecream data set which pertains to Ice Cream Consumption . The Icecream data set is found in the Ecdat R package. You can load the Icecream data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Icecream"). This will load the data into a variable called Icecream. If R says the Icecream 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 Icecream R data set. The size of this file is about 565 bytes.

Ice Cream Consumption


four–weekly observations from 1951–03–18 to 1953–07–11

number of observations : 30

observation : country

country : United States




A time serie containing :


consumption of ice cream per head (in pints);


average family income per week (in US Dollars);


price of ice cream (per pint);


average temperature (in Fahrenheit);


Hildreth, C. and J. Lu (1960) Demand relations with autocorrelated disturbances, Technical Bulletin No 2765, Michigan State University.


Verbeek, Marno (2004) A Guide to Modern Econometrics, John Wiley and Sons, chapter 4.

See Also

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



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Attachment Size
dataset-99537.csv 565 bytes
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0