# getchaintxstats¶

`getchaintxstats ( nblocks "blockhash" )`

Compute statistics about the total number and rate of transactions in the chain.

## Argument #1 - nblocks¶

**Type:** numeric, optional, default=one month

Size of the window in number of blocks

## Argument #2 - blockhash¶

**Type:** string, optional, default=chain tip

The hash of the block that ends the window.

## Result¶

```
{ (json object)
"time" : xxx, (numeric) The timestamp for the final block in the window, expressed in UNIX epoch time
"txcount" : n, (numeric) The total number of transactions in the chain up to that point
"window_final_block_hash" : "hex", (string) The hash of the final block in the window
"window_final_block_height" : n, (numeric) The height of the final block in the window.
"window_block_count" : n, (numeric) Size of the window in number of blocks
"window_tx_count" : n, (numeric) The number of transactions in the window. Only returned if "window_block_count" is > 0
"window_interval" : n, (numeric) The elapsed time in the window in seconds. Only returned if "window_block_count" is > 0
"txrate" : n (numeric) The average rate of transactions per second in the window. Only returned if "window_interval" is > 0
}
```

## Examples¶

```
hive-cli getchaintxstats
```

```
curl --user myusername --data-binary '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id": "curltest", "method": "getchaintxstats", "params": [2016]}' -H 'content-type: text/plain;' http://127.0.0.1:9766/
```