Data Commons Python API
The Data Commons Python API is a Python library that enables developers to programmatically access nodes in the Data Commons knowledge graph. This package allows users to explore the structure of the graph, integrate statistics from the graph into data analysis workflows and much more. Please see the Data Commons API Overview for more details on the design and structure of the API.
Before proceeding, make sure you have followed the setup instructions below.
To get started using the Python API:
- Install the API using
- Begin developing with the Python API
Installing the Python API
First, install the
datacommons package through
$ pip install datacommons
For more information about installing
pip and setting up other parts of
your Python development environment, please refer to the
Python Development Environment Setup Guide
for Google Cloud Platform.
Using the Python API
You are ready to go! From here you can view our tutorials on how to use the API to perform certain tasks, or see a full list of functions, classes and methods available for use in the sidebar.