Table Of Contents

Search

Enter search terms or a module, class or function name.

pandas.Series.tail

Series.tail(n=5)[source]

Return the last n rows.

This function returns last n rows from the object based on position. It is useful for quickly verifying data, for example, after sorting or appending rows.

Parameters:

n : int, default 5

Number of rows to select.

Returns:

type of caller

The last n rows of the caller object.

See also

DataFrame.head
The first n rows of the caller object.

Examples

>>> df = pd.DataFrame({'animal':['alligator', 'bee', 'falcon', 'lion',
...                    'monkey', 'parrot', 'shark', 'whale', 'zebra']})
>>> df
      animal
0  alligator
1        bee
2     falcon
3       lion
4     monkey
5     parrot
6      shark
7      whale
8      zebra

Viewing the last 5 lines

>>> df.tail()
   animal
4  monkey
5  parrot
6   shark
7   whale
8   zebra

Viewing the last n lines (three in this case)

>>> df.tail(3)
  animal
6  shark
7  whale
8  zebra
Scroll To Top