R Dataset / Package car / Migration

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Canadian Interprovincial Migration Data

Description

The Migration data frame has 90 rows and 8 columns.

Usage

Migration

Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

source

Province of origin (source). A factor with levels: ALTA, Alberta; BC, British Columbia; MAN, Manitoba; NB, New Brunswick; NFLD, New Foundland; NS, Nova Scotia; ONT, Ontario; PEI, Prince Edward Island; QUE, Quebec; SASK, Saskatchewan.

destination

Province of destination (1971 residence). A factor with levels: ALTA, Alberta; BC, British Columbia; MAN, Manitoba; NB, New Brunswick; NFLD, New Foundland; NS, Nova Scotia; ONT, Ontario; PEI, Prince Edward Island; QUE, Quebec; SASK, Saskatchewan.

migrants

Number of migrants (from source to destination) in the period 1966–1971.

distance

Distance (between principal cities of provinces): NFLD, St. John; PEI, Charlottetown; NS, Halifax; NB, Fredricton; QUE, Montreal; ONT, Toronto; MAN, Winnipeg; SASK, Regina; ALTA, Edmonton; BC, Vancouver.

pops66

1966 population of source province.

pops71

1971 population of source province.

popd66

1966 population of destination province.

popd71

1971 population of destination province.

Details

There is one record in the data file for each migration stream. You can average the 1966 and 1971 population figures for each of the source and destination provinces.

Source

Canada (1962) Map. Department of Mines and Technical Surveys.

Canada (1971) Census of Canada. Statistics Canada, Vol. 1, Part 2 [Table 32].

Canada (1972) Canada Year Book. Statistics Canada [p. 1369].

References

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

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

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