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SQL SUM() Function


The SUM() Function

The SUM() function returns the total sum of a numeric column.

SQL SUM() Syntax

SELECT SUM(column_name) FROM table_name;

Database

In this tutorial we will use sample database.

Below is a selection from the "OrderDetails" table:

ProductID ProductName SupplierID CategoryID Unit Price
1 Whey Protein 1 1 350g ₨ 1637
2 Optimum Nutrition Serious Mass Weight Gainers 1 1 500g ₨ 2728
3 Ultimate Nutrition Prostar 100% Whey Protein 1 2 400g ₨ 3549
4 Optimum Nutrition Serious Mass Weight Gainers 2 2 1kg ₨ 4460
5 Ultimate Nutrition 100% Microniszed Creatine 2 2 200g ₨ 553

SQL SUM() Example

The following SQL statement finds the sum of all the "Quantity" fields for the "OrderDetails" table:

Example

SELECT SUM(Quantity) AS TotalItemsOrdered FROM OrderDetails;