Python List len() Method



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 len() method.

Python List len() method returns the number of elements in a list.

Syntax

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

len( list)


Parameter Details

  • list - List from which the number of elements is to be counted.

Return Value

It returns the number of elements in the list.

Example

The following below is a simple example -

#!/usr/bin/python

list1, list2 = [123, 'xyz', 'paul'], [456, 'abc']
print "First list length : ", len(list1)
print "Second list length : ", len(list2)

Output
Below is the output of the above example -

First list length :  3
Second list length :  2


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 max() method.

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