MS Access: Avg Function
Learn how to use the Access Avg function with syntax and examples.
The Microsoft Access Avg function returns the average (arithmetic mean) of a set of numeric values in a select query.
The syntax for the Microsoft Access Avg function is:
Avg ( expression )
Parameters or Arguments
expression is a numeric value. It can be a field or a formula that evaluates to a numeric expression.
The Avg function can be used in the following versions of Microsoft Access:
- Access 2013, Access 2010, Access 2007, Access 2003, Access XP, Access 2000
Example (in SQL/Queries)
You can use the Avg function in a query by clicking on the Totals button in the toolbar (This is the button with the summation symbol). The Avg function is used in conjunction with the Group By clause.
This query would return the average UnitPrice by ProductName.