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Advocate I
Advocate I

Showing number of employees from last month (dynamic)



I am trying to show the number of employees in previous month. I came up with the following formula. I tested each variable separately. 


Var lastmonth works and gives me the number of previous month (If I filter for october it shows 9, if I filter for april it shows 3 etc)

Var _activelastmonth gives me the number of employees in current month if I skip the statement "&& 'Fact_Employee overview'[Date]=lastmonth". However when I include the statement, I get blank result. I wonder how I can make these two variables connect. 

'Fact_Employee overview'[Date] has a relationship to a date table to column DimDate[Date]


Currently my formula looks like this: 


Permanent employees previous month =
var lastmonth= MAX(DimDate[Month])-1
VAR _activelastmonth =
        FILTER (
            'Fact_Employee overview',(
            'Fact_Employee overview'[Employee Class]="Permanent"
           Not(CONTAINSSTRING('Fact_Employee overview'[Company],"NBRE"))
            CONTAINSSTRING( 'Fact_Employee overview'[Business Unit],"NBIM")
             && OR('Fact_Employee overview'[Employee Status]="Active",CONTAINSSTRING('Fact_Employee overview'[Employee Status],"Leave"))
             && 'Fact_Employee overview'[Date]=lastmonth
        'Fact_Employee overview'[SuccessFactor ID])
VAR result =
    COUNTROWS ( _activelastmonth )
Thankfull for any help! 
Advocate I
Advocate I

Hi! Unfortunately your message does not appear in english and I am not able to read it. 

Community Support
Community Support



Based on your description, your formula doesn't seem to be wrong. I think it may not apply to your specific data. Can you provide your data so that we can better assist you?


Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ xiaosun

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