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Average of %

Hello,

Is there a way to get average of a meassure. I have a growth rate YoY by countries, is it possible to get AVG Growth Rate Yr over Year by Country? 2 ACCEPTED SOLUTIONS

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Re: Average of %

You need a matrix, not a table. Then you need your formula to return nothing in year 2, otherwise your 100% in year 2 will skew the numbers.  Here is a formula

Prct Change Population = sumx(VALUES(Calender[Year]),
Var PY =  [Tot Pop Prv Yr]
return if(PY<>0,DIVIDE(([Total Pop] -  [Tot Pop Prv Yr]),[Total Pop],0)))

* Matt is a Microsoft MVP (Power BI) and author of the Power BI Book Supercharge Power BI.
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Re: Average of %

Sorry, that was a silly mistake. Just change sumx to averagex

* Matt is a Microsoft MVP (Power BI) and author of the Power BI Book Supercharge Power BI.
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Re: Average of %

Yes it is possible. The cause is a bit hard to understand when you first start out. I have written a blog SUM vs SUMX that explains it.

* Matt is a Microsoft MVP (Power BI) and author of the Power BI Book Supercharge Power BI. Anonymous
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Re: Average of %

@MattAllingtonCould not find teh solution in your blog. Super User

Re: Average of %

If you post a sample workbook, I will take a look.

* Matt is a Microsoft MVP (Power BI) and author of the Power BI Book Supercharge Power BI. Anonymous
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Re: Average of %

You need a matrix, not a table. Then you need your formula to return nothing in year 2, otherwise your 100% in year 2 will skew the numbers.  Here is a formula

Prct Change Population = sumx(VALUES(Calender[Year]),
Var PY =  [Tot Pop Prv Yr]
return if(PY<>0,DIVIDE(([Total Pop] -  [Tot Pop Prv Yr]),[Total Pop],0)))

* Matt is a Microsoft MVP (Power BI) and author of the Power BI Book Supercharge Power BI. Anonymous
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Re: Average of %

Awsome Anonymous
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Re: Average of %

@MattAllingtonChange in % is sum of all Percentages of Each Country. Example: Afghanistan Shows 14.41%. but actual average of 5 years should be

3.26 + 3.13 + 2.90 + 2.65 + 2.46 = 14.4 / 5 ( = 2.88). Is there a way to achive this?

Thanks

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Re: Average of %

Sorry, that was a silly mistake. Just change sumx to averagex

* Matt is a Microsoft MVP (Power BI) and author of the Power BI Book Supercharge Power BI. Anonymous
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@MattAllingtonis it possible to also Rank by % Change in Population, when I use RankX it gives me 1 for every row.

Rank by Prct Change = RankX(ALL(Population), [% Change in Population], , DESC)

I deally I would like user to provide # like Top 3, Top 5 etc.

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