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Python String count() Method

❮ String Methods


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")

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Definition and Usage

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


string.count(value, start, end)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
value Required. A String. The string to value to search for
start Optional. An Integer. The position to start the search. Default is 0
end Optional. An Integer. The position to end the search. Default is the end of the string

More Examples


Search from position 10 to 24:

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

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

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❮ String Methods