SQL | Archived exercise | Count how many people by status - vbls

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Software ==> SQL  (198 exercises)
Version ==> Any version of SQL Server
Topic ==> Archived  (70 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
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The tblPersonStatus table contains two rows as follows:

SQL exercise - Variables (image 1)

A person is either current or obsolete!

By linking the tblPerson table to this tblPersonStatus table, create a simple query to show the number of people who still work at their companies:

SQL exercise - Variables (image 2)

A suggestion for what the query could look like

By declaring and using two variables (called @NumberCurrent and @NumberObsolete, perhaps?) create a query to show how many people there are in the database for each of the two statuses (stati?) Current and Obsolete:

SQL exercise - Variables (image 3)

What the result of running your query should look like

Optionally, save this query as Count persons by status.sql, then close it down.

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