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Computes the average (mean) from all row values in a column. Input column can be of Integer or Decimal. 

  • If a row contains a missing or null value, it is not factored into the calculation. If the entire column contains no values, the function returns a null v alue.
  • When used in a pivot transform, the function is computed for each instance of the value specified in the group parameter.  See See Pivot Transform.

For a version of this function computed over a rolling window of rows, see see ROLLINGAVERAGE Function.

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pivot value:AVERAGE(myRating) group:postal_code limit:1

Output: Generates a two-column table containing the unique values from the postal_code column and the average of the values in the myRating column for the the postal_code value. The  The limit parameter parameter defines the maximum number of output columns.

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pivot value:AVERAGE(function_col_ref) [group:group_col_ref] [limit:limit_count]

ArgumentRequired?Data TypeDescription
function_col_refYstringName of column to which to apply the function

For more information on the the group and and limit parameters parameters,  see see Pivot Transform.

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Name of the column the values of which you want to calculate the average. Column must contain Integer or Decimal values.

  • Literal values are not supported as inputs.  
  • Multiple columns and wildcards are not supported.

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EXAMPLE - Statistical Functions
EXAMPLE - Statistical Functions

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