STAT200 Introduction to Statistics Dataset for Written Assignments

STAT200 Introduction to Statistics Dataset for Written Assignments

Description of Dataset: The data is a random sample from the US Department of Labor’s 2016 Consumer Expenditure Surveys (CE) and provides information about the composition of households and their annual expenditures (https://www.bls.gov/cex/). It contains information from 30 households, where a survey responder provided the requested information; it is all self-reported information. This dataset contains four socioeconomic variables (whose names start with SE) and four expenditure variables (whose names start with USD). Description of Variables/Data Dictionary: The following table is a data dictionary that describes the variables and their locations in this dataset (Note: Dataset is on second page of this document): Variable Name Location in Dataset Variable Description Coding

UniqueID# First Column Unique number used to identify each survey responder

Each responder has a unique number from 1-30

SE-MaritalStatus Second Column Marital Status of Head of Household Not Married/Married SE-Income Third Column Annual Household Income Amount in US Dollars SE-AgeHeadHousehold Fourth Column Age of the Head of Household Age in Years SE-FamilySize Fifth Column Total Number of People in Family (Both Adults

and Children) Number of People in Family

USD-Annual Expenditures Sixth Column Total Amount of Annual Expenditures Amount in US Dollars USD-Housing Seventh Column Total Amount of Annual Expenditure on Housing Amount in US Dollars USD-Electricity Eighth Column Total Amount of Annual Expenditure on

Electricity Amount in US Dollars

USD-Water Ninth Column Total Amount of Annual Expenditure on Water Amount in US Dollars How to read the data set: Each row contains information from one household. For instance, the first row of the dataset starting on the next page shows us that: the head of household is not married and is 59 years old, has an annual household income of $94,929, a family size of 2, annual expenditures of $55,247, and spends $18,483 on housing, $1,451 on electricity, and $546 on water.

UniqueID# SE-MaritalStatus SE-income SE-AgeHeadHousehold SE-FamilySize USD-AnnualExpenditures USD-Housing USD-Electricity USD-Water 1 Not Married 94929 59 2 55247 18483 1451 546 2 Not Married 96621 54 2 55746 18149 1455 540 3 Not Married 96664 53 3 55558 18502 1478 553 4 Not Married 96522 43 4 56152 18483 1457 537 5 Not Married 96697 49 2 56453 18520 1469 545 6 Not Married 96727 39 2 56440 18376 1441 542 7 Not Married 94867 60 1 55512 18633 1485 523 8 Not Married 96690 57 2 56097 18334 1453 535 9 Not Married 97469 35 4 54929 18514 1451 565

10 Not Married 96886 44 2 55321 18312 1450 523 11 Not Married 95744 52 4 55963 18435 1465 555 12 Not Married 96572 59 2 56515 18648 1480 552 13 Not Married 95366 48 2 57082 18576 1478 538 14 Not Married 97912 49 1 55704 18619 1450 553 15 Not Married 96928 43 3 55932 18701 1479 520 16 Married 114051 42 5 84486 25728 1452 818 17 Married 106627 56 3 82676 22414 1688 709 18 Married 109312 37 6 80801 25392 1514 743 19 Married 103144 29 5 75393 26322 1386 626 20 Married 111195 30 5 80865 25018 1481 796 21 Married 112559 39 3 80934 25531 1504 794 22 Married 97835 30 5 77765 27949 1297 641 23 Married 100693 42 2 73294 26102 1354 597 24 Married 95385 50 4 74110 22847 1302 684 25 Married 100350 31 5 73771 26853 1405 585 26 Married 95922 55 3 72228 22996 1326 674 27 Married 96207 27 3 74620 28491 1310 588 28 Married 97663 51 3 72971 23150 1320 689 29 Married 100565 18 3 69203 27950 1358 626 30 Married 97977 44 2 73198 22990 1298 696


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