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Python String Count() Method

It returns the number of occurences of substring in the specified range. It takes three parameters, first is a substring, second a start index and third is last index of the range. Start and end both are optional whereas substring is required.

Signature

Parameters

  • sub (required)
  • start (optional)
  • end (optional)

Return Type

It returns number of occurrences of substring in the range.

Let's see some examples to understand the count() method.

Python String Count() Method Example 1

Output:

occurences: 2

Python String Count() Method Example 2

Here, we are passing second parameter (start index).

Python String Count() Method Example 3

Output:

occurences: 5

The below example is using all three parameters and returning result from the specified range.

Python String Count() Method Example 4

Output:

occurences: 1

It can count non-alphabet chars also, see the below example.

Python String Count() Method Example 5

Output:

occurences: 3

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