INT DAX Function (Math and Trig)

Rounds a number down to the nearest integer.


INT ( <Number> )
Parameter Attributes Description

The number you want to round down to an integer.

Return values

Scalar A single integer value.

An integer value


INT performs a type conversion to integer and always returns an integer, whereas other rounding functions (such as TRUNC) returns a decimal.

INT rounds <Number> towards −∞ to the nearest integer. If <Number> is already an integer, no rounding occurs. This operation is the same as taking the integer part of <Number>, but only when <Number> is non-negative.


The following examples clarify the behavior of INT with negative and positive numbers.

INT ( - 2.9 ) = -3
INT ( - 2.1 ) = -3
INT ( - 0.9 ) = -1
INT ( - 0.1 ) = -1
INT ( 0.1 ) = 0
INT ( 0.9 ) = 0
INT ( 2.1 ) = 2
INT ( 2.9 ) = 2

Related articles

Learn more about INT in the following articles:

  • Choosing Numeric Data Types in DAX

    A data model for DAX has three numeric data types: integer, floating point, and fixed decimal number. This article describes them and explains why the fixed decimal number should be used instead of the floating point in most scenarios. » Read more

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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.


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


This parameter is deprecated and its use is not recommended.

DirectQuery compatibility

Limitations are placed on DAX expressions allowed in measures and calculated columns.
The state below shows the DirectQuery compatibility of the DAX function.


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