Categorises a numeric vector into automatic or manually defined categories. and polishes the labels ready for used in mapping with merge_with_geodata function and ggplot2.

cut_to_classes(x, n = 5, style = "equal", manual = FALSE,
  manual_breaks = NULL, decimals = 0, nodata_label = "No data")

Arguments

x

A numeric vector, eg. values variable in data returned by get_eurostat

n

A numeric. number of classes/categories

style

Chosen style: one of "fixed", "sd", "equal", "pretty", "quantile", "kmeans", "hclust", "bclust", "fisher", or "jenks"

manual

Logical. If manual breaks are being used

manual_breaks

Numeric vector with manual threshold values

decimals

Number of decimals to include with labels

nodata_label

String. Text label for NA category.

Value

a factor.

Examples

# NOT RUN { lp <- get_eurostat("nama_aux_lp") lp$class <- cut_to_classes(lp$values, n=5, style="equal", decimals=1) # }