Continue Statement

The continue statement is used inside loop. When a continue statement is encountered inside a loop, control jumps to the beginning of the loop for next iteration, skipping the execution of statements inside the body of loop for the current iteration.

Syntax

continue;

Flow Diagram

Python continue statement

 

Example-Use of continue in While loop

#include <stdio.h>
int main()
{
 int counter=10;
 while (counter >=0); 
  {
   if (counter==7)
    {
     counter--;
     continue;
    }
  printf("%d  ", counter);
  counter--;
 }
 return 0;
}

Output

10 9 8 6 5 4 3 2 1 0