National health, welfare, and education statistics for 213 places, mostly UN members, but also other areas like Hong Kong that are not independent countries.
A data frame with 213 rows on the following 7 variables.
Region of the world:
A factor with levels
oecd for countries that
are members of the OECD, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and
Development, as of May 2012,
africa for countries on the African
other for all other countries. No OECD countries are
located in Africa.
Total fertility rate, number of children per woman.
Per capita gross domestic product in US dollars.
Female life expectancy, years.
Infant deaths by age 1 year per 1000 live births
Similar data, from the period 2000-2003, appear in the
under the name
This data set was formerly named
UNlla and replaces the older dataset named
All data were collected from UN tables accessed at http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/products/socind/ on April 23, 2012. OECD membership is from https://www.oecd.org/, accessed May 25, 2012.
Weisberg, S. (2014). Applied Linear Regression, 4th edition. Hoboken NJ: Wiley.