Create a country-level choropleth using data from the World Bank's World Development Indicators (WDI)

choroplethr_wdi(code = "SP.POP.TOTL", year = 2012, title = "",
  num_colors = 7, zoom = NULL)

Arguments

code

The WDI code to use.

year

The year of data to use.

title

A title for the map. If not specified, automatically generated to include WDI code and year.

num_colors

The number of colors to use on the map. A value of 1 will use a continuous scale, and a value in [2, 9] will use that many colors.

zoom

An optional list of countries to zoom in on. Must come from the "name" column in ?country.regions.

Value

A choropleth.

References

Uses the WDI function from the WDI package by Vincent Arel-Bundock.

Examples

# See http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SP.POP.TOTL choroplethr_wdi(code="SP.POP.TOTL", year=2012, title="2012 Population Estimates", num_colors=1)
#> Warning: Unable to download data on countries: NA, EH, AQ, NA
#> Warning: The following regions were missing and are being set to NA: namibia, western sahara, taiwan, eritrea, antarctica, kosovo
# See http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SP.DYN.LE00.IN choroplethr_wdi(code="SP.DYN.LE00.IN", year=2012, title="2012 Life Expectancy Estimates")
#> Warning: Unable to download data on countries: NA, EH, AQ, NA
#> Warning: The following regions were missing and are being set to NA: namibia, western sahara, taiwan, antarctica, kosovo
# See http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/NY.GDP.PCAP.CD choroplethr_wdi(code="NY.GDP.PCAP.CD", year=2012, title="2012 Per Capita Income")
#> Warning: Unable to download data on countries: NA, EH, AQ, NA
#> Warning: The following regions were missing and are being set to NA: namibia, north korea, western sahara, somaliland, somalia, syria, taiwan, eritrea, antarctica, kosovo