Name Code point Width box May break? In
IDN?
Script Block General
category
Notes
character tabulation U+0009 9 Yes No Common Basic Latin Other,
control
HT, Horizontal Tab. HTML/XML named entity: 	, LaTeX: '\tab', C escape: '\t'
line feed U+000A 10 Is a line-break Common Basic Latin Other,
control
LF, Line feed. HTML/XML named entity: 
, C escape: '\n'
line tabulation U+000B 11 Is a line-break Common Basic Latin Other,
control
VT, Vertical Tab. C escape: '\v'
form feed U+000C 12 Is a line-break Common Basic Latin Other,
control
FF, Form feed. C escape: '\f'
carriage return U+000D 13 Is a line-break Common Basic Latin Other,
control
CR, Carriage return. C escape: '\r'
space U+0020 32 Yes No Common Basic Latin Separator,
space
Most common (normal ASCII space)
next line U+0085 133 Is a line-break Common Latin-1
Supplement
Other,
control
NEL, Next line
no-break space U+00A0 160   No No Common Latin-1
Supplement
Separator,
space
Non-breaking space: identical to U+0020, but not a point at which a line may be broken. HTML/XML named entity:  ,   LaTeX: '\ '
ogham space mark U+1680 5760 Yes No Ogham Ogham Separator,
space
Used for interword separation in Ogham text. Normally a vertical line in vertical text or a horizontal line in horizontal text, but may also be a blank space in "stemless" fonts. Requires an Ogham font.
en quad U+2000 8192   Yes No Common General
Punctuation
Separator,
space
Width of one en. U+2002 is canonically equivalent to this character; U+2002 is preferred.
em quad U+2001 8193 Yes No Common General
Punctuation
Separator,
space
Also known as "mutton quad". Width of one em. U+2003 is canonically equivalent to this character; U+2003 is preferred.
en space U+2002 8194 Yes No Common General
Punctuation
Separator,
space
Also known as "nut". Width of one en. U+2000 En Quad is canonically equivalent to this character; U+2002 is preferred. HTML/XML named entity:  , LaTeX: '\enspace'
em space U+2003 8195 Yes No Common General
Punctuation
Separator,
space
Also known as "mutton". Width of one em. U+2001 Em Quad is canonically equivalent to this character; U+2003 is preferred. HTML/XML named entity:  , LaTeX: '\quad'
three-per-em space U+2004 8196 Yes No Common General
Punctuation
Separator,
space
Also known as "thick space". One third of an em wide. HTML/XML named entity:  
four-per-em space U+2005 8197 Yes No Common General
Punctuation
Separator,
space
Also known as "mid space". One fourth of an em wide. HTML/XML named entity:  
six-per-em space U+2006 8198 Yes No Common General
Punctuation
Separator,
space
One sixth of an em wide. In computer typography, sometimes equated to U+2009.
figure space U+2007 8199 No No Common General
Punctuation
Separator,
space
Figure space. In fonts with monospaced digits, equal to the width of one digit. HTML/XML named entity:  
punctuation space U+2008 8200 Yes No Common General
Punctuation
Separator,
space
As wide as the narrow punctuation in a font, i.e. the advance width of the period or comma.[1] HTML/XML named entity:  
thin space U+2009 8201 Yes No Common General
Punctuation
Separator,
space
Thin space; one-fifth (sometimes one-sixth) of an em wide. Recommended for use as a thousands separator for measures made with SI units. Unlike U+2002 to U+2008, its width may get adjusted in typesetting.[2] HTML/XML named entity:  , &ThinSpace, LaTeX: '\,'
hair space U+200A 8202 Yes No Common General
Punctuation
Separator,
space
Thinner than a thin space. HTML/XML named entity:     (does not work in all browsers)
line separator U+2028 8232 Is a line-break Common General
Punctuation
Separator,
line
paragraph separator U+2029 8233 Is a line-break Common General
Punctuation
Separator,
paragraph
narrow no-break space U+202F 8239 No No Common General
Punctuation
Separator,
space
Narrow no-break space. Similar in function to U+00A0 No-Break Space. When used with Mongolian, its width is usually one third of the normal space; in other context, its width sometimes resembles that of the Thin Space (U+2009).
medium mathematical space U+205F 8287 Yes No Common General
Punctuation
Separator,
space
MMSP. Used in mathematical formulae. Four-eighteenths of an em.[3] In mathematical typography, the widths of spaces are usually given in integral multiples of an eighteenth of an em, and 4/18 em may be used in several situations, for example between the a and the + and between the + and the b in the expression a + b.[4] HTML/XML named entity:  
ideographic space U+3000 12288   Yes No Common CJK Symbols
and
Punctuation
Separator,
space
As wide as a CJK character cell (fullwidth). Used, for example, in tai tou.
 Name  Code point Width box May break? In
IDN?
Script Block General
category
Notes
mongolian vowel separator U+180E 6158 Yes No Mongolian Mongolian Other,
Format
MVS. A narrow space character, used in Mongolian to cause the final two characters of a word to take on different shapes.[5] It is no longer classified as space character (i.e. in Zs category) in Unicode 6.3.0, even though it was in previous versions of the standard.
zero width space U+200B 8203 Yes No ? General
Punctuation
Other,
Format
ZWSP, zero-width space. Used to indicate word boundaries to text processing systems when using scripts that do not use explicit spacing. It is similar to the soft hyphen, with the difference that the latter is used to indicate syllable boundaries, and should display a visible hyphen when the line breaks at it. HTML/XML named entity: ​[6][c]
zero width non-joiner U+200C 8204 Yes Context-dependent[11] ? General
Punctuation
Other,
Format
ZWNJ, zero-width non-joiner. When placed between two characters that would otherwise be connected, a ZWNJ causes them to be printed in their final and initial forms, respectively. HTML/XML named entity: ‌
zero width joiner U+200D 8205 Yes Context-dependent[12] ? General
Punctuation
Other,
Format
ZWJ, zero-width joiner. When placed between two characters that would otherwise not be connected, a ZWJ causes them to be printed in their connected forms. Can also be used to display joining forms in isolation. Depending on whether a ligature or conjunct is expected by default, can either induce (as in emoji and in Sinhala) or suppress (as in Devanagari) substitution with a single glyph, whilst still permitting use of individual joining forms (unlike ZWNJ). HTML/XML named entity: ‍
word joiner U+2060 8288 No No ? General
Punctuation
Other,
Format
WJ, word joiner. Similar to U+200B, but not a point at which a line may be broken. HTML/XML named entity: ⁠
zero width non-breaking space U+FEFF 65279  No No ? Arabic
Presentation
Forms-B
Other,
Format
Zero-width non-breaking space. Used primarily as a Byte Order Mark. Use as an indication of non-breaking is deprecated as of Unicode 3.2; see U+2060 instead.
  1. ^ White_Space is a binary Unicode property.[13]
  2. ^ "Unicode 14.0 UCD: PropList.txt". 2021-08-12. Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  3. ^ Although ​ is one HTML5 named entity for U+200B, the additional names NegativeMediumSpace, NegativeThickSpace, NegativeThinSpace and NegativeVeryThinSpace (which are names used in the Wolfram Language for negative-advance spaces, which it maps to the Private Use Area)[7][8][9][10] are also defined by HTML5 as aliases for U+200B (e.g. ​).[6]