MPIDR Technical Report

Reading Human Fertility Database and Human Mortality Database data into R

Riffe, T.

MPIDR Technical Report TR-2015-004, 5 pages (June 2015).
Rostock, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

Keywords: fertility, mortality


The features and usage of the HMDHFDplus package are demonstrated for reading data from the Human Mortality Database, the Human Fertility Database, and other similarly formatted sources directly from the database Websites into R.