Download query results to DataFrame

Get query results as a Pandas DataFrame.

Code sample


Before trying this sample, follow the Python setup instructions in the BigQuery quickstart using client libraries. For more information, see the BigQuery Python API reference documentation.

To authenticate to BigQuery, set up Application Default Credentials. For more information, see Set up authentication for client libraries.

# from import bigquery
# client = bigquery.Client()

sql = """
    SELECT name, SUM(number) as count
    FROM `bigquery-public-data.usa_names.usa_1910_current`
    GROUP BY name
    ORDER BY count DESC
    LIMIT 10

df = client.query_and_wait(sql).to_dataframe()

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