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Describe Function In Pandas






Purpose





Example


import pandas as pd

# Create a dictionary

dict = {'company': [
    'Google',
    'Microsoft',
    'Apple',
    'Google',
    'Microsoft',
    'Apple',
    ], 'year': [
    2017,
    2017,
    2017,
    2018,
    2018,
    2018,
    ], 'Profit': [
    20000,
    40000,
    60000,
    80000,
    70000,
    50000,
    ]}

# Create a dataframe
df = pd.DataFrame(dict, index=[
    0,
    1,
    2,
    3,
    4,
    5,
    ])

# percentile list
perc = [.20, .40, .60, .80]

# calling describe method
desc = df.describe(percentiles=perc)

# display
desc



Output


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Posted By  -  Karan Gupta
 
Posted On  -  Friday, May 10, 2019

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