To count the number of objects in an S3 bucket:
Objects tab, click the top row checkbox to select all files and
folders or select the folders you want to count the files for
Actions button and select
Calculate total size
Summary section of the page will display the
Total number of objects
The page also displays the total number of objects in each of the selected folders.
s3 ls command to count the bucket's objects.
To count the number of objects in an S3 bucket with the AWS CLI, use the
s3 ls command, passing in the
aws s3 ls s3://YOUR_BUCKET --recursive --human-readable --summarize
YOUR_BUCKET placeholder with the name of your S3 bucket, otherwise you'd get an
The bucket in the example contains a total of 5 objects.
We specified the following parameters in the call to the
s3 ls command:
s3 ls command to all files under the specified directory
|displays the file sizes in human-readable format
|displays the number of objects and total size of the files
1,000 list requests is
$0.005 in the
To count the number of objects in a specific folder in your S3 bucket, use the
s3 ls command and specify the path of the directory, e.g.
aws s3 ls s3://YOUR_BUCKET/folder/ --recursive --human-readable --summarize
The output shows that the
personal-website-bac/ directory consists of 4
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