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Python | Pandas Index.summary()
  • Last Updated : 18 Dec, 2018

Python is a great language for doing data analysis, primarily because of the fantastic ecosystem of data-centric python packages. Pandas is one of those packages and makes importing and analyzing data much easier.

Pandas Index.summary() function return a summarized representation of the Index. This function is similar to what we have for the dataframes.

Syntax: Index.summary(name=None)

Returns : Summary

Example #1: Use Index.summary() function to find the summary of the Index.






# importing pandas as pd
import pandas as pd
  
# Creating the index 
idx = pd.Index(['Beagle', 'Pug', 'Labrador',
                'Sephard', 'Mastiff', 'Husky'])
  
# Print the index
idx

Output :

Now we will find the summary of the Index.




# find the summary of the Index.
idx.summary()

Output :

As we can see in the output, the function has returned an overall summary of the Index.
 
Example #2: Use Index.summary() function to summarize the Index.




# importing pandas as pd
import pandas as pd
  
# Creating the index 
idx = pd.Index([22, 14, 8, 56, 27, 21, 51, 23])
  
# Print the index
idx

Output :

Now we will find the summary of the index.




# the function returns the summary of the Index
idx.summary()

Output :

As we can see in the output, the function has returned the summary for the Index.

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