In this post we are going to learn 1) how to read SPSS (.sav) files in Python, and 2) how to write to SPSS (.sav) files using Python.
Python is a great general-purpose language as well as for carrying out statistical analysis and data visualization. However, Python is not really user-friendly when it comes to data storage. Thus, often our data will be archived using Excel, SPSS or similar software.
For example, learn how to import data from other file types, such as Excel, SPSS, and Stata in the following two posts: