Solved

Count Where Sex = 'Male' .... ?

Posted on 2004-08-18
4
1,241 Views
Last Modified: 2011-10-03
Im trying to do a count on an employee sex in a view

I have the following table (example)

Department          Sex
IT                         M
IT                         F
IT                         M
Other                    F
Other                    M
Other                    F

i want the results as follows (example)

Department    Female        Male          
IT                   1                 2
Other              2                 1
0
Comment
Question by:Y2Kingswood
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:jdlambert1
ID: 11837274
Try this:

SELECT sub1.Department, Female, Male
FROM
(SELECT Distinct Department FROM TableA) sub1
 LEFT JOIN (SELECT Department, Count(*) as Female
    FROM TableA
    WHERE Sex = 'F'
    GROUP BY Department
) sub2 ON sub1.Department = sub2.Department
 LEFT JOIN (SELECT Department, Count(*) as Male
    FROM TableA
    WHERE Sex = 'M'
    GROUP BY Department
) sub3 ON sub1.Department = sub3.Department
ORDER BY sub1.Department
0
 
LVL 10

Accepted Solution

by:
AaronAbend earned 50 total points
ID: 11837280
select department, sum(case sex when 'F' then 1 else 0 end) as feMale , sum(case sex when 'M' then 1 else 0 end) as Male
group by department
0
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:jdlambert1
ID: 11837313
Y2Kingswood, not only is AaronAbend's query shorter, it runs much faster than mine, too.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Y2Kingswood
ID: 11837443
i have tried both and you are right, im happy to split the points or give them all to Aaron, let me know what you think is fair
0

Featured Post

Windows Server 2016: All you need to know

Learn about Hyper-V features that increase functionality and usability of Microsoft Windows Server 2016. Also, throughout this eBook, you’ll find some basic PowerShell examples that will help you leverage the scripts in your environments!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Having an SQL database can be a big investment for a small company. Hardware, setup and of course, the price of software all add up to a big bill that some companies may not be able to absorb.  Luckily, there is a free version SQL Express, but does …
Introduction In my previous article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/Microsoft/Development/MS-SQL-Server/SSIS/A_9150-Loading-XML-Using-SSIS.html) I showed you how the XML Source component can be used to load XML files into a SQL Server database, us…
This video shows, step by step, how to configure Oracle Heterogeneous Services via the Generic Gateway Agent in order to make a connection from an Oracle session and access a remote SQL Server database table.
Via a live example, show how to setup several different housekeeping processes for a SQL Server.

828 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question