legco: Accessing Hong Kong Legislative Council Data

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An R package to fetch data from the Hong Kong Legislative Council (LegCo) API.


To install this package, run:


What it does

This R package provides access to the LegCo open data API in R. The functions in this package correspond to the data endpoints of the API.

It is recommended to also install an add-on package elgarteo/legcoplus which provides functions that facilitate the use of LegCo’s data.

How it works

This package compiles the correct query and requests data from the following databases of the LegCo API:

How to use

Read the vignettes for details.


This package is not affiliated or endorsed by the Legislative Council of Hong Kong.

The Legislative Council of Hong Kong is the copyright owner of data retrieved from its open data API.