How do I get the number of elements in a list (length of a list) in Python?

Better Stack Team
Updated on February 2, 2023

To get the number of elements in a list in Python, you can use the len() function.

For example, if you have a list my_list, you can get its length using len(my_list).

Here's an example:

my_list = [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
list_length = len(my_list)
print(list_length)  # Output: 5

This would output 5, which is the number of elements in the list.

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