Series.describe() → pandas.core.series.Series

Generate descriptive statistics that summarize the central tendency, dispersion and shape of a dataset’s distribution, excluding NaN values.

Analyzes both numeric and object series, as well as DataFrame column sets of mixed data types. The output will vary depending on what is provided. Refer to the notes below for more detail.

TODO - add additional arguments (current only numeric values supported)


Summary information


>>> df = ed.DataFrame('http://localhost:9200', 'flights') # ignoring percentiles as they don't generate consistent results
>>> df.AvgTicketPrice.describe()  # doctest: +SKIP
count    13059.000000
mean       628.253689
std        266.386661
min        100.020531
max       1199.729004
Name: AvgTicketPrice, dtype: float64