Unicode Character "≙" (U+2259)

The character (Estimates) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2259. It is encoded in the Mathematical Operators 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 Estimates
Unicode Codepoint U+2259
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Mathematical Operators
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Math Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+2259 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ≙
HTML (hex) ≙
HTML (named) ≙
URL Escape Code %E2%89%99
CSS \002259
JavaScript, JSON \u2259
C, C++, Java \u2259
Python \u2259
Rust \u{2259}
Ruby \u2259

How to type "≙"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 2 5 9. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 2 5 9. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x89 0x99
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2259
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002259