# How to get average of rows, columns in a Numpy array

## mean value Numpy array on a row or column

To get the mean value, you first need to know that **axis 1** is assumed as row and **axis 0** is assumed as column.

**a** is an array, so:

`np.mean(a, axis=0)`

or

`np.mean(a, axis=1)`

depending on what axis you want to average on.

example: