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MySQL PERIOD_ADD() Function

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Example

Add a specified number of months to a period:

SELECT PERIOD_ADD(201703, 5);
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Definition and Usage

The PERIOD_ADD() function adds a specified number of months to a period.

The PERIOD_ADD() function will return the result formatted as YYYYMM.

Syntax

PERIOD_ADD(period, number)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
period Required. A period. Format: YYMM or YYYYMM
number Required. The number of months to add to period. Both positive and negative values are allowed

Technical Details

Works in: From MySQL 4.0

More Examples

Example

Add a specified number of months to a period:

SELECT PERIOD_ADD(201703, 15);
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Example

Add a specified number of months to a period:

SELECT PERIOD_ADD(201703, -2);
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❮ MySQL Functions