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## Age calculated column

Hi,

I am trying to create a calculated column with age worked out used the 'Birthdate' column. I've looked and tried using some of the formulas from some existing posts, but none have worked.

The colum is currently formatted as text (written dd/mm/yyyy) which I assume might be part of the issue? However, when I try and select date as the format, I get the "We can't automatically convert the column to Date Type" message.

Any ideas how I can a) format that column as a date? and b) More importantly, calculate age?

Thanks in advance and apologies if there is a super simple solution - i'm a novice! 🙂

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Thanks for replying! In the end, I managed to do it using:

Age (Today) = FLOOR(IF([Birthdate] < TODAY(), DATEDIFF([Birthdate], TODAY(), DAY) / 365.25, 0), 1)

Couldn't quite figure yours out (absolute novice, here!), but thanks anyway! 🙂

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Community Support

You may add a calculated column and refer to this post.

```Column =
IFERROR (
DATE ( RIGHT ( Table1[Birthdate], 4 ), MID ( Table1[Birthdate], 4, 2 ), LEFT ( Table1[Birthdate], 2 ) ),
BLANK ()
)
```

Community Support Team _ Sam Zha
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.
Frequent Visitor

Thanks for replying! In the end, I managed to do it using:

Age (Today) = FLOOR(IF([Birthdate] < TODAY(), DATEDIFF([Birthdate], TODAY(), DAY) / 365.25, 0), 1)

Couldn't quite figure yours out (absolute novice, here!), but thanks anyway! 🙂

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