How to Read Excel File in Python?

By Hardik Savani September 3, 2022 Category : Python


This simple article demonstrates of how to read excel file in python. you'll learn python read excel file example. We will look at an example of how to get data from excel file in python. I would like to show you how to read data from excel file in python. you will do the following things for how to extract data from excel using python.

There are several modules and ways to read excel files in python. i will give you simple two examples using pandas and openpyxl to read and get excel file data. so let's see both examples one by one.

You can use these examples with python3 (Python 3) version.

I simply created data.xlsx file with content as like below, we will use same file for both example:


Example 1: using pandas

# import pandas library as pd
import pandas as pd
# get by default 1st sheet of demo excel file
data = pd.read_excel('demo.xlsx')


   ID             Name              Email
0   1    Hardik Savani
1   2  Vimal Kashiyani
2   3   Harshad Pathak

Example 2: using openpyxl

import openpyxl
# Define variable to load the dataframe
dataframe = openpyxl.load_workbook("demo.xlsx")
# Define variable to read sheet
data =
# Display Row Data
for row in range(0, data.max_row):
    for col in data.iter_cols(1, data.max_column):


Hardik Savani
Vimal Kashiyani
Harshad Pathak

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