insee R package

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The insee package contains tools to easily download data and metadata from INSEE main database (BDM).

Using embedded SDMX queries, get the data of more than 150 000 INSEE series.

Have a look at the detailed SDMX web service page with the following link.

This package is a contribution to reproducible research and public data transparency.

Installation & Loading

# Get the development version from GitHub
# install.packages("devtools")
# devtools::install_github("hadrilec/insee")

# Get the CRAN version

# examples below use tidyverse packages 

Examples & Tutorial

How to avoid proxy issues ?

Sys.setenv(http_proxy = "my_proxy_server")
Sys.setenv(https_proxy = "my_proxy_server")


Feel free to contact me with any question about this package using this e-mail address.