If you want to provide some basic statistic figures on your application, such as: Requested URL http://localhost:8983/solr/films/select?q=happy&stats=true&stats.field=directed_by&rows=0&indent=true Details It returns which “directed_by” with max and min appearance of query “happy”. Parameters Values Details q happy Query text stats true Enable statistic function stats.field directed_by Statistic field based on the query text   Please rate this