18th October 2018: PostgreSQL 11 Released!
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41.37. pg_tables

The view pg_tables provides access to useful information about each table in the database.

Table 41-37. pg_tables Columns

Name Type References Description
schemaname name pg_namespace.nspname name of schema containing table
tablename name pg_class.relname name of table
tableowner name pg_shadow.usename name of table's owner
tablespace name pg_tablespace.spcname name of tablespace containing table (NULL if default for database)
hasindexes boolean pg_class.relhasindex true if table has (or recently had) any indexes
hasrules boolean pg_class.relhasrules true if table has rules
hastriggers boolean pg_class.reltriggers true if table has triggers