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Anonymous
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Automatically calculate the average of the number of rows of a dataset every month

I have a dataset that shows a snapshot of the current employees in the company, which means there is no timestamp. Anytime I open the dataset, it shows the employees at the moment. Is it possible to have Power BI automatically calculate the averaged number of employees in the company on the 1st of every month?

 

If one row represents one employee, the total number of rows will be the number of employees. On the 1st of every month, I would like Power BI to count the number of rows and average them. For instance, on Jan 1st, Power BI might get 11 rows from the snapshot of the dataset. On Feb 1st, Power BI might get 20 rows from the sanpshot of the dataset. I would like Power BI to average 11 and 20, and give me 16 as the result in Feb. By mar 1st, if we get 15 rows, I would like Power BI to average 11, 20, and 16, and give me 16 in Mar.

 

How do I do that?

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v-xicai
Community Support
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Hi @Anonymous ,

 

You may create calculated column to get [Year_Month], then create measure to get Average like DAX below.

 

Column:

Year_Month= FORMAT('Date'[Date],"yyyymm")


Measure :

Average Count =
VAR _Table =
    SUMMARIZE (
        Table1,
        Table1[Year_Mont],
        "Count", CALCULATE ( COUNT ( Table1[EmployID] ) )
    )
RETURN
    AVERAGEX ( _Table, [Count] )

Best Regards,

Amy 

 

Community Support Team _ Amy

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pranit828
Community Champion
Community Champion

Hi @Anonymous 

 

If your dataset always gets the data of all employes for each month(data has to be there in daatset to calculate average)

I would use 

 

AVG_Count_Per_month =
AVERAGEX (
    SUMMARIZE (
        Table1,
        Table1[month-year],
        Table1[id],
        "Count", COUNT ( Table1[id] )
    ),
    [Count]
)

 

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Pranit





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Anonymous
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I don't have timestamp in my dataset. Here is a couple of examples of my dataset.

 

In Jan, my Power BI will load this dataset. Total number of employee = 2

Employee CodeHired dateEmployee Status
a1232010/07/01A
a1252015/05/01A


In Feb, my Power BI will load this dataset, and the dataset I showed above (in Jan) will be OVERWRITTEN by this one. Total number of employee = 2.

Employee CodeHired dateEmployee Status
a1232010/07/01A
a1252015/05/01I
a1272020/02/01A

 

In Mar, my Power BI will load this dataset, and the dataset I showed above (in Feb) will be OVERWRITTEN by this one. Total number of employee = 3.

Employee CodeHired dateEmployee Status
a1232010/07/01A
a1252015/05/01I
a1272020/02/01A
a1292020/03/05A

 

Any suggestions?

Anonymous
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