On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the Forbes2000 data set which pertains to The Forbes 2000 Ranking of the World's Biggest Companies (Year 2004) . The Forbes2000 data set is found in the HSAUR R package. Try to load the Forbes2000 data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Forbes2000"). This may load the data into a variable called Forbes2000. If R says the Forbes2000 data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("HSAUR") and then attempt to reload the data with library("HSAUR") followed by data("Forbes2000"). Perhaps strangley, if R gives you no output after entering a command, it means the command succeeded. If it succeeded you can see the data by typing Forbes2000 at the command-line which should display the entire dataset.
If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the Forbes2000 R data set. The size of this file is about 145,089 bytes.
The Forbes 2000 Ranking of the World's Biggest Companies (Year 2004)
The Forbes 2000 list is a ranking of the world's biggest
companies, measured by sales, profits, assets and market
A data frame with 2000 observations on the following 8 variables.
the ranking of the company.
the name of the company.
a factor giving the country the company is situated in.
a factor describing the products the company produces.
the amount of sales of the company in billion USD.
the profit of the company in billion USD.
the assets of the company in billion USD.
the market value of the company in billion USD.
http://www.forbes.com, assessed on November 26th, 2004.
data("Forbes2000", package = "HSAUR")
### number of countries
### number of industries
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.