AVERAGE DAX Function (Aggregation)

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

Syntax

AVERAGE ( <ColumnName> )
Parameter Attributes Description
ColumnName

The column that contains the numbers for which you want the average.

Return values

Scalar A single value of one these types: currency, decimal.

Remarks

The AVERAGE function internally executes AVERAGEX, without any performance difference.
The following AVERAGE call:

AVERAGE ( table[column] )

corresponds to the following AVERAGEX call:

AVERAGEX (
    table,
    table[column]
)

Related functions

Other related functions are:

Last update: Oct 13, 2018   » Contribute   » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo

MSDN documentation: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/query-bi/dax/average-function-dax

DAX Conventions
Context Transition

This function performs a Context Transition if called in a Row Context. Click to read more.

Row Context

This expression is executed in a Row Context. Click to read more.

Not recommended

The use of this function is not recommended. See Remarks and Related functions for alternatives.

Not recommended

The use of this parameter is not recommended.

Deprecated

This function is deprecated. Jump to the Alternatives section to see the function to use.

Deprecated

This parameter is deprecated and its use is not recommended.

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