Mimesis - Fake Data Generator

Mimesis is a high-performance fake data generator for Python, which provides data for a variety of purposes in a variety of languages.

The fake data could be used to populate a testing database, create fake API endpoints, create JSON and XML files of arbitrary structure, anonymize data taken from production and etc.

The key features are:

  • Performance: The fastest data generator available for Python.

  • Extensibility: You can create your own data providers and use them with Mimesis.

  • Generic data provider: The simplified access to all the providers from a single object.

  • Multilingual: Supports data for a lot of languages.

  • Data variety: Supports data for a lot of data providers for a variety of proposes.

  • Schema-based generators: Provides an easy mechanism to generate data by the schema of any complexity.

  • Country-specific data providers: Provides data specific only for some countries.


API Reference

If you are looking for information on a specific function, class or method, this part of the documentation is for you.

Additional Information

Disclaimer, legal information and other information are here for the interested.


Here you can see the full list of changes between each Mimesis release.