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Measure for net gain/loss

Hello, i'm trying to calculate the net gain or loss using two different date columns.  One column is 'join date' and the other is called 'leave date'.  Join date always has a value and leave date might not if someone is still active.

 

I'm not sure how to do this in DAX as i need to COUNT distinct ID's, for both date columns and then calculate the difference between each yearly value:

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Any ideas?

thanks

 

 

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Community Champion
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Re: Measure for net gain/loss

Hi @rogerdea ,

 

You will need to unpivot the columns JoinDate and LeaveDate.

 

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Click on Unpivot Columns

 

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After unpivoting your table will look like below.

 

 

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Create a Calculated Column

 

Year = YEAR('Table'[Date])
 
 
Create a Measure

 

Net Gain/Loss =

var _DistinctCount_Joining_by_year = CALCULATE(DISTINCTCOUNT('Table'[ID]),FILTER('Table','Table'[Join/Leave] = "JoinDate"))

var _DistinctCount_Leave_by_year = CALCULATE(DISTINCTCOUNT('Table'[ID]),FILTER('Table','Table'[Join/Leave] = "LeaveDate"))

RETURN

_DistinctCount_Joining_by_year -_DistinctCount_Leave_by_year

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Regards,
Harsh Nathani

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Responsive Resident
Responsive Resident

Re: Measure for net gain/loss

Hi roger

 

Why does 1212, 2099 and 1313 rejoin in overlapping periods and how do you want these overlaps counted please?

 

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Community Champion
Community Champion

Re: Measure for net gain/loss

Hi @rogerdea ,

 

You will need to unpivot the columns JoinDate and LeaveDate.

 

1.jpg

 

 

Click on Unpivot Columns

 

2.JPG

 

 

 

After unpivoting your table will look like below.

 

 

3.JPG

 

Create a Calculated Column

 

Year = YEAR('Table'[Date])
 
 
Create a Measure

 

Net Gain/Loss =

var _DistinctCount_Joining_by_year = CALCULATE(DISTINCTCOUNT('Table'[ID]),FILTER('Table','Table'[Join/Leave] = "JoinDate"))

var _DistinctCount_Leave_by_year = CALCULATE(DISTINCTCOUNT('Table'[ID]),FILTER('Table','Table'[Join/Leave] = "LeaveDate"))

RETURN

_DistinctCount_Joining_by_year -_DistinctCount_Leave_by_year

4.JPG

Regards,
Harsh Nathani

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