pandas.SparseDtype

class pandas.SparseDtype(dtype: Union[str, numpy.dtype, pandas.core.dtypes.base.ExtensionDtype] = <class 'numpy.float64'>, fill_value: Any = None)[source]

Dtype for data stored in SparseArray.

This dtype implements the pandas ExtensionDtype interface.

New in version 0.24.0.

Parameters
dtypestr, ExtensionDtype, numpy.dtype, type, default numpy.float64

The dtype of the underlying array storing the non-fill value values.

fill_valuescalar, optional

The scalar value not stored in the SparseArray. By default, this depends on dtype.

dtype

na_value

float

np.nan

int

0

bool

False

datetime64

pd.NaT

timedelta64

pd.NaT

The default value may be overridden by specifying a fill_value.

Attributes

None

Methods

None

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