Python Pandas - Return Index with duplicate values removed

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To return Index with duplicate values removed, use the index.drop_duplicates() method.

At first, import the required libraries −

import pandas as pd

Creating the index with some duplicates −

index = pd.Index(['Car','Bike','Truck','Car','Airplane'])

Display the index −

print("Pandas Index with duplicates...\n",index)

Return Index with duplicate values removed. By default it keeps the first occurrence of the duplicate value removed −

print("\nIndex with duplicate values removed...\n",index.drop_duplicates())

Example

Following is the code −

import pandas as pd

# Creating the index with some duplicates
index = pd.Index(['Car','Bike','Truck','Car','Airplane'])

# Display the index
print("Pandas Index with duplicates...\n",index)

# Return the dtype of the data
print("\nThe dtype object...\n",index.dtype)

# get the bytes in the data
print("\nGet the bytes...\n",index.nbytes)

# get the dimensions of the data
print("\nGet the dimensions...\n",index.ndim)

# Return Index with duplicate values removed
# By default it keeps the first occurrence of the duplicate value removed
print("\nIndex with duplicate values removed...\n",index.drop_duplicates())

Output

This will produce the following code −

Pandas Index with duplicates...
Index(['Car', 'Bike', 'Truck', 'Car', 'Airplane'], dtype='object')

The dtype object...
object

Get the bytes...
40

Get the dimensions...
1

Index with duplicate values removed...
Index(['Car', 'Bike', 'Truck', 'Airplane'], dtype='object')
raja
Published on 13-Oct-2021 11:31:57
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