A conversion of a Eurostat time format to numeric.

eurotime2num(x)

Arguments

x

a charter string with time information in Eurostat time format.

Value

see as.numeric.

Details

Bi-annual, quarterly and monthly data is presented as fraction of the year in beginning of the period. Conversion of daily data is not supported.

Examples

# NOT RUN {
   na_q <- get_eurostat("namq_10_pc", time_format = "raw")
   na_q$time <- eurotime2num(x = na_q$time)

   un <- get_eurostat("une_rt_m", time_format = "raw")
   un$time <- eurotime2num(x = un$time)

   na_a <- get_eurostat("nama_10_pc", time_format = "raw")
   na_a$time <- eurotime2num(x = na_a$time)

# }