Python List count() Method


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Description

Python list method count() returns count of how many times obj occurs in list.

Syntax

Following is the syntax for count() method −

list.count(obj)

Parameters

  • obj − This is the object to be counted in the list.

Return Value

This method returns count of how many times obj occurs in list.

Example

The following example shows the usage of count() method.

#!/usr/bin/python

aList = [123, 'xyz', 'zara', 'abc', 123];
print "Count for 123 : ", aList.count(123)
print "Count for zara : ", aList.count('zara')

When we run above program, it produces following result −

Count for 123 :  2
Count for zara :  1

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