Python read csv into dictionary rows

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Read a csv with headers in python into dictionary rows mapping to the headers.

first,last,sex Liberia,Mariana,female Eligius,Prosperus,male Florina,Xenia,female

Use csv.DictReader to read each row into a dictionary.

import csv   with open('data.csv') as f:     reader = csv.DictReader(f)     print('headers: {}'.format(reader.fieldnames))     for row in reader:         print(row) $ python read_csv.py headers found: ['first', 'last', 'sex'] {'sex': 'female', 'last': 'Mariana', 'first': 'Liberia'} {'sex': 'male', 'last': 'Prosperus', 'first': 'Eligius'} {'sex': 'female', 'last': 'Xenia', 'first': 'Florina'}

Alternatively, use csv.reader to read the rows.

import csv   with open('data.csv') as f:     reader = csv.reader(f)     headers = reader.next()     print('headers found: {}'.format(headers))     for row_list in reader:         row_dict = dict(zip(headers, row_list))         print(row_dict)

You can also read the next line by doing either reader.next() or next(reader):

headers = reader.next() headers = next(reader)