Detect missing values.

Return a boolean same-sized object indicating if the values are NA. NA values, such as None or numpy.NaN, gets mapped to True values. Everything else gets mapped to False values. Characters such as empty strings '' or numpy.inf are not considered NA values (unless you set pandas.options.mode.use_inf_as_na = True).



Mask of bool values for each element in NDFrame that indicates whether an element is not an NA value.

See also

alias of isna
boolean inverse of isna
omit axes labels with missing values
top-level isna


Show which entries in a DataFrame are NA.

>>> df = pd.DataFrame({'age': [5, 6, np.NaN],
...                    'born': [pd.NaT, pd.Timestamp('1939-05-27'),
...                             pd.Timestamp('1940-04-25')],
...                    'name': ['Alfred', 'Batman', ''],
...                    'toy': [None, 'Batmobile', 'Joker']})
>>> df
   age       born    name        toy
0  5.0        NaT  Alfred       None
1  6.0 1939-05-27  Batman  Batmobile
2  NaN 1940-04-25              Joker
>>> df.isna()
     age   born   name    toy
0  False   True  False   True
1  False  False  False  False
2   True  False  False  False

Show which entries in a Series are NA.

>>> ser = pd.Series([5, 6, np.NaN])
>>> ser
0    5.0
1    6.0
2    NaN
dtype: float64
>>> ser.isna()
0    False
1    False
2     True
dtype: bool
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