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size_type size() const;

Returns the number of elements in the container, i.e. std::distance(begin(), end()).

Contents

Parameters

(none)

Return value

The number of elements in the container.

Exceptions

(none) (until C++11)
noexcept specification:  
noexcept
  
(since C++11)

Complexity

Constant.

Example

The following code uses size to display the number of elements in a std::vector<int>:

#include <vector>
#include <iostream>
 
int main()
{ 
    std::vector<int> nums {1, 3, 5, 7};
 
    std::cout << "nums contains " << nums.size() << " elements.\n";
}

Output:

nums contains 4 elements.

See also

returns the number of elements that can be held in currently allocated storage
(public member function) [edit]
checks whether the container is empty
(public member function) [edit]
returns the maximum possible number of elements
(public member function) [edit]
changes the number of elements stored
(public member function) [edit]