Unicode Character "▁" (U+2581)

The character (Lower One Eighth Block) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2581. It is encoded in the Block Elements 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 Lower One Eighth Block
Unicode Codepoint U+2581
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Block Elements
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

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

U+2581 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ▁
HTML (hex) ▁
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%96%81
CSS \002581
JavaScript, JSON \u2581
C, C++, Java \u2581
Python \u2581
Rust \u{2581}
Ruby \u2581

How to type "▁"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 5 8 1. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 5 8 1. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x96 0x81
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2581
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002581