What is the query to know about all character sets supported by MySQL?

MySQLMySQLi Database

With the help of the following query we can see all the character sets supported by MySQL −

mysql> Show Character Set;
+-----------+-----------------------------+---------------------+--------+
| Charset   | Description                 | Default collation   | Maxlen |
+---------- +-----------------------------+---------------------+--------+
| big5      | Big5 Traditional Chinese    | big5_chinese_ci     |      2 |
| dec8      | DEC West European           | dec8_swedish_ci     |      1 |
| cp850     | DOS West European           | cp850_general_ci    |      1 |
| hp8       | HP West European            | hp8_english_ci      |      1 |
| koi8r     | KOI8-R Relcom Russian       | koi8r_general_ci    |      1 |
| latin1    | cp1252 West European        | latin1_swedish_ci   |      1 |
| latin2    | ISO 8859-2 Central European | latin2_general_ci   |      1 |
| swe7      | 7bit Swedish                | swe7_swedish_ci     |      1 |
| ascii     | US ASCII                    | ascii_general_ci    |      1 |
| ujis      | EUC-JP Japanese             | ujis_japanese_ci    |      3 |
| sjis      | Shift-JIS Japanese          | sjis_japanese_ci    |      2 |
| hebrew    | ISO 8859-8 Hebrew           | hebrew_general_ci   |      1 |
| tis620    | TIS620 Thai                 | tis620_thai_ci      |      1 |
| euckr     | EUC-KR Korean               | euckr_korean_ci     |      2 |
| koi8u     | KOI8-U Ukrainian            | koi8u_general_ci    |      1 |
| gb2312    | GB2312 Simplified Chinese   | gb2312_chinese_ci   |      2 |
| greek     | ISO 8859-7 Greek            | greek_general_ci    |      1 |
| cp1250    | Windows Central European    | cp1250_general_ci   |      1 |
| gbk       | GBK Simplified Chinese      | gbk_chinese_ci      |      2 |
| latin5    | ISO 8859-9 Turkish          | latin5_turkish_ci   |      1 |
| armscii8  | ARMSCII-8 Armenian          | armscii8_general_ci |      1 |
| utf8      | UTF-8 Unicode               | utf8_general_ci     |      3 |
| ucs2      | UCS-2 Unicode               | ucs2_general_ci     |      2 |
| cp866     | DOS Russian                 | cp866_general_ci    |      1 |
| keybcs2   | DOS Kamenicky Czech-Slovak  | keybcs2_general_ci  |      1 |
| macce     | Mac Central European        | macce_general_ci    |      1 |
| macroman  | Mac West European           | macroman_general_ci |      1 |
| cp852     | DOS Central European        | cp852_general_ci    |      1 |
| latin7    | ISO 8859-13 Baltic          | latin7_general_ci   |      1 |
| utf8mb4   | UTF-8 Unicode               | utf8mb4_general_ci  |      4 |
| cp1251    | Windows Cyrillic            | cp1251_general_ci   |      1 |
| utf16     | UTF-16 Unicode              | utf16_general_ci    |      4 |
| cp1256    | Windows Arabic              | cp1256_general_ci   |      1 |
| cp1257    | Windows Baltic              | cp1257_general_ci   |      1 |
| utf32     | UTF-32 Unicode              | utf32_general_ci    |      4 |
| binary    | Binary pseudo charset       | binary              |      1 |
| geostd8   | GEOSTD8 Georgian            | geostd8_general_ci  |      1 |
| cp932     | SJIS for Windows Japanese   | cp932_japanese_ci   |      2 |
| eucjpms   | UJIS for Windows Japanese   | eucjpms_japanese_ci |      3 |
+-----------+-----------------------------+---------------------+--------+
39 rows in set (0.14 sec)
raja
Published on 19-Feb-2018 17:07:46
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