Solved

Syntax for: Average of  Field values

Posted on 2009-07-08
2
203 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-07
Hi Experts

I have a client database, which holds records of client data including their purchase rates (ie transactions per year). Now I'd like to determine the average Purchase rate for the whole group of clients.

Can a sql be written to calculate the average??? ( or do i need to set up a loop, add each purchase rate and the divide by the nr of clients)

eg (VB6, Access 2003 database)
Client_Id     Client_PurchaseRate

sql = "Select distinct Client_ID from CLIENT_DETAILS "
?Sql .......determine average rate  ????

Set dsClients = CURDB.OpenRecordset (sql, dbOpenDynaset)

0
Comment
Question by:peterdarazs
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
pssandhu earned 500 total points
ID: 24810946
Select ClientID, AVG(PurchaseRate) AvgRate
From   Client_Details
Group by CLientID
This is in MS Sql Server syntax.
P.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:peterdarazs
ID: 31601433
Ok, thanks , that 'll help a lot....
P
0

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

'Between' is such a common word we rarely think about it but in SQL it has a very specific definition we should be aware of. While most database vendors will have their own unique phrases to describe it (see references at end) the concept in common …
Occasionally there is a need to clean table columns, especially if you have inherited legacy data. There are obviously many ways to accomplish that, including elaborate UPDATE queries with anywhere from one to numerous REPLACE functions (even within…
In a recent question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29004105/Run-AutoHotkey-script-directly-from-Notepad.html) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to run an AutoHotkey script (.AHK) directly from Notepad++ (aka NPP). This video…
Exchange organizations may use the Journaling Agent of the Transport Service to archive messages going through Exchange. However, if the Transport Service is integrated with some email content management application (such as an antispam), the admini…

756 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