How to group data by time period in postgresql?

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by samara , in category: MySQL , a month ago

How to group data by time period in postgresql?

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by lottie , a month ago

@samara 

To group data by time period in PostgreSQL, you can use the date_trunc function to truncate a timestamp or interval to a specified time period (e.g., hour, day, week, month, etc.).


Here's an example of how to group data by day:

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SELECT date_trunc('day', timestamp_column) AS day,
       COUNT(*)
FROM your_table
GROUP BY day
ORDER BY day;


This query will group the data in your table by day based on the timestamp_column. You can change the time period to hour, week, month, etc. by changing the first argument of the date_trunc function.


You can also use the interval data type to group data by custom time periods. Here's an example of grouping data by week:

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SELECT date_trunc('week', timestamp_column) AS week,
       COUNT(*)
FROM your_table
GROUP BY week
ORDER BY week;


This query will group the data by week based on the timestamp_column. You can customize the time period by changing the interval argument of the date_trunc function.


Remember to replace your_table and timestamp_column with your specific table and column names.