Python Programs

Check If Variable Is Dictionary In Python

Last updated June 21, 2023 by Jarvis Silva

In this tutorial we will see how to check if a variable is a dictionary in python.

test = {'name':'Jason', 'Role':'Programmer'}

if type(test) is dict:
    print("It is a dictionary")
    print("Not a dictionary")

Above is the python program to check if variable is dictionary, in the code we used the type function which returns to us variable type so we checked using if statement if the variable type is dict then print it is a dictionary.

Now to run this program you need to have python installed on your computer, If you don’t have then follow this guide: Install and setup python on your computer or use this online python compiler.

After running this program you will see that it printed that it is a dictionary if you gave it any other variable then it will print not a dictionary.

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