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  • scale – Optional. Specifies the scale to deliver results. Unless specified, this command returns all sizes in bytes.

A document containing statistics that reflecting the state of the specified collection.

This function provides a wrapper around the database command collStats. The scale option allows you to configure how the mongo shell scales the sizes of things in the output. For example, specify a scale value of 1024 to display kilobytes rather than bytes.

Call the db.collection.stats() method on a collection object, to return statistics regarding that collection. For example, the following operation returns stats on the people collection:


See also

Collection Statistics Reference” for an overview of the output of this command.