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Percent of group/pivot total

The percent of the group/pivot total will give you the percentage of each value in a group out of the total sum of the values for that group.

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Here's an example of a percent of the total group/pivot:

And here's the SQL used in the table calculation:

${orders.total_order_amount} / SUM(${orders.total_order_amount}) OVER(PARTITION BY ${orders.status})

In general, the SQL used for calculating the percent of the total has two important columns:

  • column_i_want_to_see_the_percent_of_total - this is the column that you want to see the percent total of. In our example above, that was the sum of profit.
  • column_i_want_to_group_by - this is the column that you want the total to be grouped by. In our example above, that was the order date - week.

Here's the SQL you can copy-paste to calculate the percent of the group/pivot total

${table.column_i_want_to_see_the_percent_of_total} /
SUM(${table.column_i_want_to_see_the_percent_of_total}) OVER(PARTITION BY ${table.column_i_want_to_group_by})

Make sure to add percent formatting to your calculation

In the format tab, make sure to update the format to percent so that your table calculation is shown as a percentage value (instead of a number).