isNumeric(String): Boolean

Checks if the text contains only Unicode digits.

A decimal point is not a Unicode digit and returns false. Note that the method does not allow for a leading sign, either positive or negative.

Introduced in DataWeave 2.2.0. Supported by Mule 4.2 and later.


Name Description


The input string.


This example shows how isNumeric behaves with different inputs and sizes.


%dw 2.0
import isNumeric from dw::core::Strings
output application/json
  "a": isNumeric(null),
  "b": isNumeric(""),
  "c": isNumeric("  "),
  "d": isNumeric("123"),
  "e": isNumeric("१२३"),
  "f": isNumeric("12 3"),
  "g": isNumeric("ab2c"),
  "h": isNumeric("12-3"),
  "i": isNumeric("12.3"),
  "j": isNumeric("-123"),
  "k": isNumeric("+123")


  "a": false,
  "b": false,
  "c": false,
  "d": true,
  "e": true,
  "f": false,
  "g": false,
  "h": false,
  "i": false,
  "j": false,
  "k": false

isNumeric(Null): Boolean

Helper function that enables isNumeric to work with a null value.

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