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Pandas Excel: Convert the data to use the hire_date as the index

Pandas: Excel Exercise-19 with Solution

Write a Pandas program to import given excel data (employee.xlsx ) into a Pandas dataframe and convert the data to use the hire_date as the index. Go to Excel data

Sample Solution:

Python Code :

import pandas as pd
import numpy as np
df = pd.read_excel('E:\employee.xlsx')
result = df.set_index(['hire_date'])
result

Sample Output:

            emp_id   first_name   last_name
hire_date                                  
2003-06-17     100       Steven        King
2005-09-21     101        Neena     Kochhar
2001-01-13     102          Lex     De Haan
2006-01-03     103    Alexander      Hunold
2007-05-21     104        Bruce       Ernst
2005-06-25     105        David      Austin
2006-02-05     106        Valli   Pataballa
2007-02-07     107        Diana     Lorentz
2002-08-17     108        Nancy   Greenberg
2002-08-16     109       Daniel      Faviet
2005-09-28     110         John        Chen
2005-09-30     111       Ismael     Sciarra
2006-03-07     112  Jose Manuel       Urman
2007-12-07     113         Luis        Popp
2002-12-07     114          Den    Raphaely
2003-05-18     115    Alexander        Khoo
2005-12-24     116       Shelli       Baida
2005-07-24     117        Sigal      Tobias
2006-11-15     118          Guy      Himuro
2007-08-10     119        Karen  Colmenares	                                       

Excel Data:

employee.xlsx:

Sheet-1


Sheet-2


Sheet-3


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