SQL MIN Function

Saturday, December 10, 2011

tags SQL

The SQL MIN function returns the smallest value of the selected column.

Employees Table

1000John Smith40
1001Fred White27
1002Jane Scott53
1003Samuel Williams31

In this example, we want to find the minimum age in the employees table.


SELECT MIN(column_name)
FROM Table

SELECT MIN(age) as [Min Age]
FROM employees


Min Age

The SQL MIN function is used to find the smallest value in a given column.

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