51.32. pg_namespace #

The catalog pg_namespace stores namespaces. A namespace is the structure underlying SQL schemas: each namespace can have a separate collection of relations, types, etc. without name conflicts.

Table 51.32. pg_namespace Columns

Column Type


oid oid

Row identifier

nspname name

Name of the namespace

nspowner oid (references pg_authid.oid)

Owner of the namespace

nspacl aclitem[]

Access privileges; see Section 5.7 for details