Python dictionary len() Method

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Description

The method len() gives the total length of the dictionary. This would be equal to the number of items in the dictionary.

Syntax

Following is the syntax for len() method:

len(dict)

Parameters

  • dict -- This is the dictionary, whose length needs to be calculated.

Return Value

This method returns the length.

Example

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

#!/usr/bin/python

dict = {'Name': 'Zara', 'Age': 7};
print "Length : %d" % len (dict)

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result:

Length : 2



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