How to count the number characters in a Java string?


Declare an integer, initialize it with 0, in for loop increment it for each character.

Example

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public class Sample {
   public static void main(String args[]) {

      String str = new String("Hi welcome to Tutorialspoint");
      int count = 0;
      for(int i = 0; i<str.length(); i++) {
         count++;
      }
      System.out.println("Number characters in the given string (including spaces) "+count);
   }
}

Output

Number characters in the given string (including spaces) 28

Updated on: 20-Feb-2020

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