VarP (MDX)

THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO: yesSQL Server (starting with 2008)yesAzure SQL DatabaseyesAzure SQL Data Warehouse yesParallel Data Warehouse

Returns the population variance of a numeric expression evaluated over a set, using the biased population formula (dividing by n-1).


VarP(Set_Expression [ ,Numeric_Expression ] )  


A valid Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) expression that returns a set.

A valid numeric expression that is typically a Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) expression of cell coordinates that return a number.


The VarP function returns the biased variance of a specified numeric expression, evaluated over a specified set.

The VarP function uses the biased population formula, while the Var function uses the unbiased population formula.

See Also

MDX Function Reference (MDX)