SQL count – How to use count function in SQL with select statement

The count function of SQL

  • The SQL Count() function returns the total count of rows for the given column in the table.
  • The Count can also return all number of rows if ‘*’ is given in the select count statement.
  • If given column contains Null values, it will not be counted.
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Count with distinct example

Syntax of using count

The general syntax of using the count SQL function is:

Select count(column_name) from table_name

Where col_name = value

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