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## % change between previous and current quarters in power bi

can you please assist on how do i calculate the % change between previous and current quarters in power bi

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HI @Anonymous,

You can use year and quarter functions to extract the year and quarter numbers from the date field value, then you can use them in expression to get corresponding current and previous quarter values to calculate the diff.

``````formual =
VAR currDate =
MAX ( Table[Date] )
VAR prevDate =
DATE ( YEAR ( currDate ), MONTH ( currDate ) - 3, DAY ( currDate ) )
VAR currQuarter =
CALCULATE (
SUM ( Table[Amount] ),
FILTER (
ALLSELECTED ( Table ),
YEAR ( Table[Date] ) = YEAR ( currDate )
&& QUARTER ( Table[Date] ) = QUARTER ( currDate )
),
VALUES ( Table[Category] )
)
VAR prevQuarter =
CALCULATE (
SUM ( Table[Amount] ),
FILTER (
ALLSELECTED ( Table ),
YEAR ( Table[Date] ) = YEAR ( prevDate )
&& QUARTER ( Table[Date] ) = QUARTER ( prevDate )
),
VALUES ( Table[Category] )
)
RETURN
DIVIDE ( currQuarter - prevQuarter, prevQuarter )``````

Regards,

Xiaoxin Sheng

Community Support Team _ Xiaoxin
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Community Support

HI @Anonymous,

You can use year and quarter functions to extract the year and quarter numbers from the date field value, then you can use them in expression to get corresponding current and previous quarter values to calculate the diff.

``````formual =
VAR currDate =
MAX ( Table[Date] )
VAR prevDate =
DATE ( YEAR ( currDate ), MONTH ( currDate ) - 3, DAY ( currDate ) )
VAR currQuarter =
CALCULATE (
SUM ( Table[Amount] ),
FILTER (
ALLSELECTED ( Table ),
YEAR ( Table[Date] ) = YEAR ( currDate )
&& QUARTER ( Table[Date] ) = QUARTER ( currDate )
),
VALUES ( Table[Category] )
)
VAR prevQuarter =
CALCULATE (
SUM ( Table[Amount] ),
FILTER (
ALLSELECTED ( Table ),
YEAR ( Table[Date] ) = YEAR ( prevDate )
&& QUARTER ( Table[Date] ) = QUARTER ( prevDate )
),
VALUES ( Table[Category] )
)
RETURN
DIVIDE ( currQuarter - prevQuarter, prevQuarter )``````

Regards,

Xiaoxin Sheng

Community Support Team _ Xiaoxin
If this post helps, please consider accept as solution to help other members find it more quickly.
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https://www.daxpatterns.com/standard-time-related-calculations/
You also have there a section about quarter over quarter.

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