pandas.Series.str.len

Series.str.len(self)[source]

Compute the length of each element in the Series/Index. The element may be a sequence (such as a string, tuple or list) or a collection (such as a dictionary).

Returns
Series or Index of int

A Series or Index of integer values indicating the length of each element in the Series or Index.

See also

str.len

Python built-in function returning the length of an object.

Series.size

Returns the length of the Series.

Examples

Returns the length (number of characters) in a string. Returns the number of entries for dictionaries, lists or tuples.

>>> s = pd.Series(['dog',
...                 '',
...                 5,
...                 {'foo' : 'bar'},
...                 [2, 3, 5, 7],
...                 ('one', 'two', 'three')])
>>> s
0                  dog
1
2                    5
3       {'foo': 'bar'}
4         [2, 3, 5, 7]
5    (one, two, three)
dtype: object
>>> s.str.len()
0    3.0
1    0.0
2    NaN
3    1.0
4    4.0
5    3.0
dtype: float64
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