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Donated on 5/1/1996

Predict whether income exceeds $50K/yr based on census data. Also known as "Census Income" dataset.

Dataset Characteristics

Multivariate

Subject Area

Social

Associated Tasks

Classification

Attribute Type

Categorical, Integer

# Instances

48842

# Attributes

15

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Additional Information

Extraction was done by Barry Becker from the 1994 Census database. A set of reasonably clean records was extracted using the following conditions: ((AAGE>16) && (AGI>100) && (AFNLWGT>1)&& (HRSWK>0)) Prediction task is to determine whether a person makes over 50K a year. Listing of attributes: >50K, <=50K. age: continuous. workclass: Private, Self-emp-not-inc, Self-emp-inc, Federal-gov, Local-gov, State-gov, Without-pay, Never-worked. fnlwgt: continuous. education: Bachelors, Some-college, 11th, HS-grad, Prof-school, Assoc-acdm, Assoc-voc, 9th, 7th-8th, 12th, Masters, 1st-4th, 10th, Doctorate, 5th-6th, Preschool. education-num: continuous. marital-status: Married-civ-spouse, Divorced, Never-married, Separated, Widowed, Married-spouse-absent, Married-AF-spouse. occupation: Tech-support, Craft-repair, Other-service, Sales, Exec-managerial, Prof-specialty, Handlers-cleaners, Machine-op-inspct, Adm-clerical, Farming-fishing, Transport-moving, Priv-house-serv, Protective-serv, Armed-Forces. relationship: Wife, Own-child, Husband, Not-in-family, Other-relative, Unmarried. race: White, Asian-Pac-Islander, Amer-Indian-Eskimo, Other, Black. sex: Female, Male. capital-gain: continuous. capital-loss: continuous. hours-per-week: continuous. native-country: United-States, Cambodia, England, Puerto-Rico, Canada, Germany, Outlying-US(Guam-USVI-etc), India, Japan, Greece, South, China, Cuba, Iran, Honduras, Philippines, Italy, Poland, Jamaica, Vietnam, Mexico, Portugal, Ireland, France, Dominican-Republic, Laos, Ecuador, Taiwan, Haiti, Columbia, Hungary, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Scotland, Thailand, Yugoslavia, El-Salvador, Trinadad&Tobago, Peru, Hong, Holand-Netherlands.

Has Missing Values

Symbol: 1

Features

Attribute NameRoleTypeDescriptionUnitsMissing Values
ageFeatureContinuousN/Afalse
workclassFeatureCategoricalfalse
fnlwgtFeatureContinuousfalse
educationFeatureCategoricalfalse
education-numFeatureContinuousfalse
marital-statusFeatureCategoricalfalse
occupationFeatureCategoricalfalse
relationshipFeatureCategoricalfalse
raceFeatureCategoricalfalse
sexFeatureCategoricalfalse

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Keywords

fairnesscensus

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