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Pandas Excel: Sort based on multiple given columns

Pandas: Excel Exercise-20 with Solution

Write a Pandas program to import given excel data (employee.xlsx ) into a Pandas dataframe and sort based on multiple given columns. 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.sort_values(by=['first_name','last_name'],ascending=[0,1])
result

Sample Output:

    emp_id   first_name   last_name  hire_date
6      106        Valli   Pataballa 2006-02-05
0      100       Steven        King 2003-06-17
17     117        Sigal      Tobias 2005-07-24
16     116       Shelli       Baida 2005-12-24
1      101        Neena     Kochhar 2005-09-21
8      108        Nancy   Greenberg 2002-08-17
13     113         Luis        Popp 2007-12-07
2      102          Lex     De Haan 2001-01-13
19     119        Karen  Colmenares 2007-08-10
12     112  Jose Manuel       Urman 2006-03-07
10     110         John        Chen 2005-09-28
11     111       Ismael     Sciarra 2005-09-30
18     118          Guy      Himuro 2006-11-15
7      107        Diana     Lorentz 2007-02-07
14     114          Den    Raphaely 2002-12-07
5      105        David      Austin 2005-06-25
9      109       Daniel      Faviet 2002-08-16
4      104        Bruce       Ernst 2007-05-21
3      103    Alexander      Hunold 2006-01-03
15     115    Alexander        Khoo 2003-05-18	                                       

Excel Data:

employee.xlsx:

Sheet-1


Sheet-2


Sheet-3


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