Displaying number of products in a category - MySQL Query

Hi,  I have a table in MySQL with properties in it with fields such as house.roadname & house.propertytype.

When a user searches my database for a road name, i'd like the query to group by house.propertytype and also state how many results per propertytype in brackets (so I assume it passes this value to a php variable?)  Lets say the user searches for Windsor Road, I'd like the results to look like this:

Windsor Road (Total 67 Properties)
     Detached House (18)
     Semi-detached House (38)
     Detached Bungalow (9)
     Semi-detached Bungalow (2)

Can someone enlighten me on the query as I'm no expert but the theory seems so simple!
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
you mean:
select propertytype, count(*)
  from yourtable
where roadname = 'abc'
group by propertytype

the rest is displaying the results...

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Caldera_MikeAuthor Commented:
Hi, y but how do i pass the count result per propertytype to php to display it?  Thats the bit i'm stuck on.
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
ok, a full sample:
$roadname = mysql_real_escape_string("test road");
$sql = "select propertytype, count(*) c "
  from yourtable
where roadname = '$roadname'
group by propertytype ";

$rows = mysql_execute($sql);

$total_found = 0;
$output = "";

while ($row = mysql_fetch_assoc($rows))
  $property = $row["propertytype"];
  $count = $row["c"];

  $total_found += $count;

  $output .= "<tr><td>$property</td><td>$c</td></tr>"; 

print "<table><tr><th>$roadname</th><th>$total_found</th></tr>$output</table>";

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Caldera_MikeAuthor Commented:
cool, going to try this out now....
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
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