var_pop aggregate function (Databricks SQL)

Returns the population variance calculated from values of a group.

Syntax

var_pop ( [ALL | DISTINCT] expr ) [FILTER ( WHERE cond ) ]

Arguments

  • expr: An expression that evaluates to a numeric.

  • cond: An optional boolean expression filtering the rows used for aggregation.

Returns

A DOUBLE.

If DISTINCT is specified the function operates only on a unique set of expr values.

Examples

> SELECT var_pop(col) FROM VALUES (1), (2), (3), (3) AS tab(col);
 0.6875
> SELECT var_pop(DISTINCT col) FROM VALUES (1), (2), (3), (3) AS tab(col);
 0.6666666666666666