pandas.api.types.is_number

pandas.api.types.is_number(obj)[source]

Check if the object is a number.

Returns True when the object is a number, and False if is not.

Parameters
objany type

The object to check if is a number.

Returns
is_numberbool

Whether obj is a number or not.

See also

api.types.is_integer

Checks a subgroup of numbers.

Examples

>>> pd.api.types.is_number(1)
True
>>> pd.api.types.is_number(7.15)
True

Booleans are valid because they are int subclass.

>>> pd.api.types.is_number(False)
True
>>> pd.api.types.is_number("foo")
False
>>> pd.api.types.is_number("5")
False
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