49.72. pg_indexes

The view pg_indexes provides access to useful information about each index in the database.

Table 49.73. pg_indexes Columns

Column Type


schemaname name (references pg_namespace.nspname)

Name of schema containing table and index

tablename name (references pg_class.relname)

Name of table the index is for

indexname name (references pg_class.relname)

Name of index

tablespace name (references pg_tablespace.spcname)

Name of tablespace containing index (null if default for database)

indexdef text

Index definition (a reconstructed CREATE INDEX command)