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MySQL FORMAT() Function


Format the number as "#,###,###.##" (and round with two decimal places):

SELECT FORMAT(250500.5634, 2);
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Definition and Usage

The FORMAT() function formats a number to a format like "#,###,###.##", rounded to a specified number of decimal places, then it returns the result as a string.


FORMAT(number, decimal_places)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
number Required. The number to be formatted
decimal_places Required. The number of decimal places for number. If this parameter is 0, this function returns a string with no decimal places

Technical Details

Works in: From MySQL 4.0

More Examples


Format the number as a format of "#,###,###.##" (and round with 0 decimal places):

SELECT FORMAT(250500.5634, 0);
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