A.2 Age of Prime Ministers and Presidents

These data gives the ages of Australia Prime Ministers and American Presidents on taking office, as reported by Wikipedia on 05 February 2021: PMs and Presidents. The data contains three variables:

  1. Office: Either PM (the Prime Minister of Australia) or President (President of USA).
  2. Age: The age at which the office was taken.
  3. Name: The name of the statesman.

The data set contains 76 observations, up to and including Prime Minister Scott Morrison and President Joe Biden.

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Figure A.2: Age at taking office for Australian Prime Ministers and US Presidents