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SQL Server AVG() Function

❮ SQL Server Functions

Example

Return the average value for the "Price" column in the "Products" table:

SELECT AVG(Price) AS AveragePrice FROM Products;
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Definition and Usage

The AVG() function returns the average value of an expression.

Note: NULL values are ignored. 

Syntax

AVG(expression)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
expression Required. A numeric value (can be a field or a formula)

Technical Details

Works in: SQL Server (starting with 2008), Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Parallel Data Warehouse

More Examples

Example

Select all the products that have a price above the average price:

SELECT * FROM Products
WHERE Price > (SELECT AVG(Price) FROM Products);
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❮ SQL Server Functions