pandas.Series.to_dict

Series.to_dict(self, into=<class 'dict'>)[source]

Convert Series to {label -> value} dict or dict-like object.

Parameters
intoclass, default dict

The collections.abc.Mapping subclass to use as the return object. Can be the actual class or an empty instance of the mapping type you want. If you want a collections.defaultdict, you must pass it initialized.

New in version 0.21.0.

Returns
collections.abc.Mapping

Key-value representation of Series.

Examples

>>> s = pd.Series([1, 2, 3, 4])
>>> s.to_dict()
{0: 1, 1: 2, 2: 3, 3: 4}
>>> from collections import OrderedDict, defaultdict
>>> s.to_dict(OrderedDict)
OrderedDict([(0, 1), (1, 2), (2, 3), (3, 4)])
>>> dd = defaultdict(list)
>>> s.to_dict(dd)
defaultdict(<class 'list'>, {0: 1, 1: 2, 2: 3, 3: 4})
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