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Passengers on the Titanic

Keywords: binomial regression, contingency table


The data give the survival status of passengers on the Titanic, together with their names, age, sex and passenger class.

About half of the ages for the 3rd Class passengers are missing, although a good many of these could be filled in from the original source below.

Variable Description

NameRecorded name of passenger
PClassPassenger class: 1st, 2nd or 3rd
AgeAge in years
Sexmale or female
Survived1 = Yes, 0 = No


Data File (tab-delimited text)


Hinde, Philip (1998). Encyclopedia Titanica.


Age, sex and passenger class are all strong predictors of individual survival. There should also be strong interactions of passenger class with the other two variables.



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