PERCENTILE.INCDAX Function (Statistical)

Returns the k-th (inclusive) percentile of values in a column.

Syntax

PERCENTILE.INC ( <Column>, <K> )
Parameter Attributes Description
Column

A column containing the values.

K

Desired percentile value in the interval [0,1].

Return values

Scalar A single variant value.

Percentile value.

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Examples

--  PERCENTILE.EXC computed the k-th percentile, exclusive
--  PERCENTILE.INC computed the k-th percentile, inclusive
--
--  Both functions rank the N values from 1 (lowest)
--  to N (highest), then determine the possibly-non-integer
--  calculated rank for the specified percentage argument K
--  (a decimal number between 0.00 and 1.00), and finally
--  use linear interpolation between the closest integer-rank
--  values of the data array.
--
--  For PERCENTILE.EXC the calculated rank is K*(N+1)
--  For PERCENTILE.INC the calculated rank is K*(N-1)+1
--
--  MEDIAN corresponds to PERCENTILE.INC with k=0.50
DEFINE
TABLE SampleData = { 2, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 7, 9 }
EVALUATE
{
( "AVERAGE",  AVERAGE ( SampleData[Value] ) ),
( "MEDIAN",   MEDIAN ( SampleData[Value] ) ),
( "PERCENTILE.EXC 0.25",  PERCENTILE.EXC ( SampleData[Value], 0.25 ) ),
( "PERCENTILE.INC 0.25",  PERCENTILE.INC ( SampleData[Value], 0.25 ) ),
( "PERCENTILE.EXC 0.50",  PERCENTILE.EXC ( SampleData[Value], 0.50 ) ),
( "PERCENTILE.INC 0.50",  PERCENTILE.INC ( SampleData[Value], 0.50 ) ),
( "PERCENTILE.EXC 0.75",  PERCENTILE.EXC ( SampleData[Value], 0.75 ) ),
( "PERCENTILE.INC 0.75",  PERCENTILE.INC ( SampleData[Value], 0.75 ) )
}

Value1 Value2
AVERAGE 5.00
MEDIAN 4.50
PERCENTILE.EXC 0.25 4.00
PERCENTILE.INC 0.25 4.00
PERCENTILE.EXC 0.50 4.50
PERCENTILE.INC 0.50 4.50
PERCENTILE.EXC 0.75 6.50
PERCENTILE.INC 0.75 5.50

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Last update: Jan 13, 2022     » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo

Microsoft documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dax/percentile-inc-function-dax

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.

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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