LGAclaims: the data were given by Gillian Heller and can be found in de Jong and Heller (2007).
This data set records the number of third party claims, Claims, in a twelve month
period between 1984-1986 in each of 176 geographical areas (local government areas) in New South Wales,
Australia. Areas are grouped into thirteen statistical divisions (SD). Other
recorded variables are the number of accidents, Accidents, the number of people killed or
injured and population with all variables classified according to area.

Usage

data(LGAclaims)

Arguments

Format

Data frames each with the following variable.

Claims

the number of third party claims

LGA

Local government areas in New South Wales

SD

statistical divisions

Pop_density

population density

KI

the number of people killed or injured

Accidents

the number of accidents

Population

population size

L_KI

log of KI

L_Accidents

the log of the number of accidents

L_Population

log Population

Details

Data sets usefull for the GAMLSS booklet

References

de Jong, P. and Heller G. (2007) Generalized Linear Models for Insurance Data , Cambridge University Press