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Pandas: Series - unique() function

Unique values of Series object in Pandas

The unique() function is used to get unique values of Series object.

Uniques are returned in order of appearance. Hash table-based unique, therefore does NOT sort.

Syntax:

Series.unique(self)

Returns: ndarray or ExtensionArray
The unique values returned as a NumPy array. See Notes.

Notes: Returns the unique values as a NumPy array. In case of an extension-array backed Series, a new ExtensionArray of that type with just the unique values is returned. This includes

  • Categorical
  • Period
  • Datetime with Timezone
  • Interval
  • Sparse
  • IntegerNA

Example:


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