May 19, 2009

Calculate Number of Working Days in SQL Server

I recently bumped into this handy query from CMS which shows how to calculate the number of working days in this year till now. The working days are assumed to be Monday to Friday and does not include public holidays, which may be added by you later depending on the country you live in.



SET @StartDate = '2009/1/01'

SET @EndDate = GETDATE()


(DATEDIFF(dd, @StartDate, @EndDate) + 1)

-(DATEDIFF(wk, @StartDate, @EndDate) * 2) 

-(CASE WHEN DATENAME(dw, @StartDate) = 'Sunday' THEN 1 ELSE 0 END)

-(CASE WHEN DATENAME(dw, @EndDate) = 'Saturday' THEN 1 ELSE 0 END)

Assuming the current date is 'May 20, 2009', the number of working days after this query is 100

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3 Responses to "Calculate Number of Working Days in SQL Server"
  1. Anonymous said...
    June 29, 2009 at 12:49 PM

    Thanks, it was exactly what i needed, it helped me alot :)

  2. Karl said...
    May 20, 2010 at 8:02 AM

    Wondefull !

  3. Er. Anand singh said...
    August 11, 2011 at 12:00 AM

    wrong output


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