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T-SQL Union

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Last Modified: 2012-08-13
how can I union a statment like this  to get a result like the bottom output

select a, b, c, count(*) As cars from table1
group by a
select a, b, c, Count(*) AS  houses from table2
group by a

I like the output to look something  like this

a          b            c       Cars    Houses
---       ----          ---     ------   ----------
john    Brown    car     2              2
Kim     Joins      car     3              3
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Rajkumar GsSoftware Engineer

Update UNION to UNION ALL. Otherwise data may not be correct.
select a, b, c, SUM(cars) AS cars, SUM(houses) AS houses
	select a, b, c, count(*) As cars, 0 as houses from table1
	group by a, b, c
	select a, b, c, 0 as cars, Count(*) AS  houses from table2
	group by a, b, c
) a
group by a, b, c

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Rajkumar GsSoftware Engineer


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