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Python List count() Method Tutorial

Hello dear readers! Welcome back to another edition of our tutorial on Python. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be discussing about the Python List count() method.

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


The following below is the syntax for Python List count() method -

list.count( obj )

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Parameter Details

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

Return Value

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


The following below is a simple example -


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

Below is the output of the above example -

Count for 123 :  2
Count for paul :  1

Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial, we are going to be discussing about the Python List extend() method.

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