# pandas.Period.qyear¶

Period.qyear

Fiscal year the Period lies in according to its starting-quarter.

The year and the qyear of the period will be the same if the fiscal and calendar years are the same. When they are not, the fiscal year can be different from the calendar year of the period.

Returns: int The fiscal year of the period.

Period.year
Return the calendar year of the period.

Examples

If the natural and fiscal year are the same, qyear and year will be the same.

>>> per = pd.Period('2018Q1', freq='Q')
>>> per.qyear
2018
>>> per.year
2018


If the fiscal year starts in April (Q-MAR), the first quarter of 2018 will start in April 2017. year will then be 2018, but qyear will be the fiscal year, 2018.

>>> per = pd.Period('2018Q1', freq='Q-MAR')
>>> per.start_time
Timestamp('2017-04-01 00:00:00')
>>> per.qyear
2018
>>> per.year
2017

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