PowerTip: Get the Number of Items in a Hash Table

Summary: Learn how to get the number of items in a Windows PowerShell hash table.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I find the number of key/value pairs that a Windows PowerShell hash table contains?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Count property:

PS C:\> $hash = @{'a' = 1; 'b' = 2; 'c' = 3; 'd' = 4}

PS C:\> $hash


Name                           Value

----                           -----

c                              3

d                              4

b                              2

a                              1


PS C:\> $hash.Count


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