Group by clause is used to group the results of a
SELECT query based on one or more columns. It is also used with SQL functions to group the result from one or more tables.
Syntax for using Group by in a statement.
SELECT column_name, function(column_name) FROM table_name WHERE condition GROUP BY column_name
Group byin a Statement
Consider the following Emp table.
Here we want to find name and age of employees grouped by their salaries or in other words, we will be grouping employees based on their salaries, hence, as a result, we will get a data set, with unique salaries listed, along side the first employee's name and age to have that salary. Hope you are getting the point here!
group by is used to group different row of data together based on any one column.
SQL query for the above requirement will be,
SELECT name, age FROM Emp GROUP BY salary
Result will be,
Group byin a Statement with
Consider the following Emp table
SQL query will be,
SELECT name, salary FROM Emp WHERE age > 25 GROUP BY salary
Result will be.
You must remember that
Group By clause will always come at the end of the SQL query, just like the
Order by clause.