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PowerPivot | Transforming data (Power Query) exercise | Import and tidy up a table of world population data
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Open the workbook called Tables in the above folder, and go to the Populations worksheet:
Lots of fun stuff to import!
Close this workbook down, and create a new workbook.
For this exercise you could get the latest data table from http://bit.ly/14wM1IU, although it's possible it won't retain the same format.
Create a query in Excel to load data from this worksheet, and edit it to remove the final column:
Delete the Source column - it's not very interesting.
Make a few other changes so that you can load your data into a PowerPivot data model like this:
You'll need to change the data type of the date column to Date, and make a few other changes.
Save this file as Neck and neck, then close it down.