Data client for Node.js

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Data client for Node.js
A comprehensive list of changes in each version may be found in the CHANGELOG.

Read more about the client libraries for Cloud APIs, including the older Google APIs Client Libraries, in Client Libraries Explainedexplained.
Table of contents:
Before you begin Installing the client library Using the client library


Before you begin

  1. Select or create a Cloud Platform projectprojects.
  2. Enable the Google Analytics Data APIenableapi.
  3. Set up authentication with a service accountauth so you can access the
API from your local workstation.

Installing the client library

npm install @google-analytics/data

Using the client library

 * TODO(developer): Uncomment this variable and replace with your
 *   Google Analytics 4 property ID before running the sample.
// propertyId = 'YOUR-GA4-PROPERTY-ID';

// Imports the Google Analytics Data API client library.
const {BetaAnalyticsDataClient} = require('@google-analytics/data');

// Using a default constructor instructs the client to use the credentials
// specified in GOOGLE_APPLICATION_CREDENTIALS environment variable.
const analyticsDataClient = new BetaAnalyticsDataClient();

// Runs a simple report.
async function runReport() {
  const [response] = await analyticsDataClient.runReport({
    property: `properties/${propertyId}`,
    dateRanges: [
        startDate: '2020-03-31',
        endDate: 'today',
    dimensions: [
        name: 'city',
    metrics: [
        name: 'activeUsers',

  console.log('Report result:');
  response.rows.forEach(row => {
    console.log(row.dimensionValues[0], row.metricValues[0]);



Samples are in the samples/ directory. Each sample's README.md has instructions for running its sample.
| Sample | Source Code | Try it | | --------------------------- | --------------------------------- | ------ | | Alphaanalyticsdata.runfunnelreport | source code | !Open in Cloud Shellshellimg | | Betaanalyticsdata.batchrunpivotreports | source code | !Open in Cloud Shellshellimg | | Betaanalyticsdata.batchrunreports | source code | !Open in Cloud Shellshellimg | | Betaanalyticsdata.checkcompatibility | source code | !Open in Cloud Shellshellimg | | Betaanalyticsdata.getmetadata | source code | !Open in Cloud Shellshellimg | | Betaanalyticsdata.runpivotreport | source code | !Open in Cloud Shellshellimg | | Betaanalyticsdata.runrealtimereport | source code | !Open in Cloud Shellshellimg | | Betaanalyticsdata.runreport | source code | !Open in Cloud Shellshellimg | | Quickstart | source code | !Open in Cloud Shellshellimg | | Quickstart.test | source code | !Open in Cloud Shellshellimg |
The Google Analytics Data Node.js Client API Referenceclient-docs documentation also contains samples.

Supported Node.js Versions

Our client libraries follow the Node.js release schedule. Libraries are compatible with all current active and maintenance versions of Node.js. If you are using an end-of-life version of Node.js, we recommend that you update as soon as possible to an actively supported LTS version.
Google's client libraries support legacy versions of Node.js runtimes on a best-efforts basis with the following warnings:
  • Legacy versions are not tested in continuous integration.
  • Some security patches and features cannot be backported.
  • Dependencies cannot be kept up-to-date.

Client libraries targeting some end-of-life versions of Node.js are available, and can be installed through npm dist-tags. The dist-tags follow the naming convention legacy-(version). For example, npm install @google-analytics/data@legacy-8 installs client libraries for versions compatible with Node.js 8.


This library follows Semantic Versioning.
This library is considered to be in preview. This means it is still a work-in-progress and under active development. Any release is subject to backwards-incompatible changes at any time.
More Information: Google Cloud Platform Launch Stageslaunchstages


Contributions welcome! See the Contributing Guide.
Please note that this README.md, the samples/README.md, and a variety of configuration files in this repository (including .nycrc and tsconfig.json) are generated from a central template. To edit one of these files, make an edit to its templates in directory.


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