Python String count() Method with Examples

Explore Python's count() method for strings. Learn how to count occurrences of substrings within strings with examples. Returns the number of times a specified value occurs in a string

Example

Return the number of times the value "apple" appears in the string:

txt = "I love apples, apple are my favorite fruit"

x = txt.count("apple")

print(x)

Definition and Usage

The count() method returns the number of times a specified value appears in the string.

Syntax

string.count(value, start, end)

Parameter Values

ParameterDescription
valueRequired. A String. The string to value to search for
startOptional. An Integer. The position to start the search. Default is 0
endOptional. An Integer. The position to end the search. Default is the end of the string

More Examples

Example

Search from position 10 to 24:

txt = "I love apples, apple are my favorite fruit"

x = txt.count("apple", 10, 24)

print(x)

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Python String count() Method with Examples
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