VarP Function (Reporting Services)

Returns the population variance of all non-null numeric values specified by the expression, evaluated in the context of the given scope.


VarP(expression, scope, recursive)


Return Type

Returns a Decimal for decimal expressions and a Double for all other expressions.


The set of data specified in the expression must have the same data type. To convert data that has multiple numeric data types to the same data type, use conversion functions like CInt, CDbl or CDec. For more information, see Type Conversion Functions.

The value of scope cannot be an expression.


The following code example provides a population variance of line item totals in the Order group or data region.

=VarP(Fields!LineTotal.Value, "Order")