R Dataset / Package Ecdat / Tobacco


On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the Tobacco data set which pertains to Households Tobacco Budget Share . The Tobacco data set is found in the Ecdat R package. You can load the Tobacco data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Tobacco"). This will load the data into a variable called Tobacco. If R says the Tobacco 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 Tobacco R data set. The size of this file is about 142,921 bytes.

Households Tobacco Budget Share


a cross-section from 1995-96

number of observations : 2724

observation : individuals

country : Belgium




A dataframe containing :


a factor with levels (bluecol,whitecol,inactself), the last level being inactive and self-employed


a factor with levels (flanders,wallon,brussels)


number of kids of more than two years old


number of kids of less than two years old


number of adults in household


log of total expenditures


budgetshare of tobacco


budgetshare of alcohol


age in brackets (0-4)


National Institute of Statistics (NIS), Belgium.


Verbeek, Marno (2004) A Guide to Modern Econometrics, John Wiley and Sons, chapter 7.

See Also

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


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