# Calculate Running Total, Total of a Column and Row

18 Mar 2024
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## How to do Running Total: An Overview

You are often required to show information on each transaction and keep a Running Total and Final Total like GridView in Asp.Net. In this SQL Server, I am going to explain, how you can achieve this using SQL Query simply and easily.

Suppose you have the below CustomerOrders table and have the data as shown below:

``````
CREATE TABLE CustomerOrders
(
OrderID int identity,
Amount Decimal(8,2),
OrderDate SmallDatetime default getdate()
)

Go

INSERT INTO CustomerOrders(Amount) Values(120.12)
INSERT INTO CustomerOrders(Amount) Values(20.12)
INSERT INTO CustomerOrders(Amount) Values(10.12)
INSERT INTO CustomerOrders(Amount) Values(30.12)
INSERT INTO CustomerOrders(Amount) Values(40)

GO

SELECT * FROM CustomerOrders
``````

#### Output

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## Calculating Running Total

Let's see how to calculate the running total using SQL Query as given below:

``````
select OrderID, OrderDate, CO.Amount
,(select sum(Amount) from CustomerOrders
where OrderID <= CO.OrderID)
'Running Total'
from CustomerOrders CO
``````

## Calculating Final Total

Let's see how to calculate the final total using ROLLUP within SQL Query as given below:

``````
SELECT OrderID, SUM(Amount) AS Amount
FROM CustomerOrders
GROUP BY OrderID WITH ROLLUP
``````

## Calculating the Total of All Numeric Columns in a Row

Let's see how to calculate the total of all numeric fields within a row using SQL Query as given below:

``````
SELECT OrderID, Amount, SUM(OrderID+Amount) AS RowNumericColSum
FROM CustomerOrders
GROUP BY OrderID,Amount
ORDER BY OrderID
``````

#### Output

##### What do you think?

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