MINA DAX Function (Aggregation)

Returns the smallest value in a column. Does not ignore logical values and text.


MINA ( <ColumnName> )
Parameter Attributes Description

The column for which you want to find the smallest value.

Return values

Scalar A single value of any type.

Smallest value found in the column.


The function MINA corresponds to MIN used with a single column as an argument for all the data types except Boolean.
When MINA operates with a Boolean data type, it consider TRUE as 1 and FALSE as 0.

For arguments that are not Boolean, the MINA function internally executes MINX, without any performance difference.
The following MINA call:

MINA ( table[column] )

corresponds to the following MINX call:


The result is blank in case there are no rows in the table with a non-blank value.

Related functions

Other related functions are:

Last update: Jan 11, 2021   » Contribute   » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo, Kenneth Barber

MSDN documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dax/mina-function-dax

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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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