AVERAGE Function (DAX)

How does the AVERAGE function (DAX) work?

Returns the average (arithmetic mean) of all the numbers in a column.

ABS Formula Syntax

AVERAGE(
     <column>
)

How do you use the AVERAGE function?

This function takes the specified column as an argument and finds the average of the values in that column. If you want to find the average of an expression that evaluates to a set of numbers, use the AVERAGEX function instead.

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Considerations when using the AVERAGE function

Whenever there are no rows to aggregate, the function returns a blank. However, if there are rows, but none of them meet the specified criteria, the function returns 0. Excel also returns a zero if no rows are found that meet the conditions.

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Formula examples using the AVERAGE function

=AVERAGE(InternetSales[ExtendedSalesAmount])

=AVERAGE(A2:A6)

=AVERAGE(A2:A6, 5)

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