Python 3 - List len() Method


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Description

The len() method returns the number of elements in the list.

Syntax

Following is the syntax for len() method −

len(list)

Parameters

list − This is a list for which number of elements to be counted.

Return Value

This method returns the number of elements in the list.

Example

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

#!/usr/bin/python3

list1 = ['physics', 'chemistry', 'maths']
print (len(list1))

list2 = list(range(5)) #creates list of numbers between 0-4
print (len(list2))

Result

When we run above program, it produces the following result −

3
5
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