WorldPhones

The World's Telephones

The number of telephones in various regions of the world (in thousands).

Keywords
datasets
Usage
WorldPhones
Format

A matrix with 7 rows and 8 columns. The columns of the matrix give the figures for a given region, and the rows the figures for a year. The regions are: North America, Europe, Asia, South America, Oceania, Africa, Central America. The years are: 1951, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961.

Source

AT&T (1961) The World's Telephones.

References

McNeil, D. R. (1977) Interactive Data Analysis. New York: Wiley.

Aliases
  • WorldPhones
Examples
library(datasets) require(graphics) matplot(rownames(WorldPhones), WorldPhones, type = "b", log = "y", xlab = "Year", ylab = "Number of telephones (1000's)") legend(1951.5, 80000, colnames(WorldPhones), col = 1:6, lty = 1:5, pch = rep(21, 7)) title(main = "World phones data: log scale for response")
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