Response Size vs Content Length

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My question: Can someone please explain the different between the response size and the content length of a json response.

Details (like screenshots):

With gzip


With br compression

How I found the problem:

The above screenshots are from the same response data,

  1. with gzip compression enabled. (~18KB response size and 18543 bytes = 18 KB)

  2. If I use the br compression, the content length and response size are different. (~81 KB response size and 18719 bytes = 18 KB)

I’ve already tried: