Unicode Character " " (U+2003)

The character (Em Space) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2003. It is encoded in the General Punctuation block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as  .

Main Unicode Properties

Name Em Space
Unicode Codepoint U+2003
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block General Punctuation
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class White Space (WS)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Space Separator
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition mapping

U+2003 Conversion

HTML (decimal)  
HTML (hex)  
HTML (named)  
URL Escape Code %E2%80%83
CSS \002003
JavaScript, JSON \u2003
C, C++, Java \u2003
Python \u2003
Rust \u{2003}
Ruby \u2003

How to type " "

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 0 0 3. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 0 0 3. Release Alt.


  • Times, Times New Roman, serif
  • Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
  • Courier, Courier New, monospace

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x80 0x83
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2003
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002003

Characters based on " " (U+2003)