Published on: 25 September, 2013

SQL LEN()

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Example Customer Table

The following data table is for example only. Let's use LEN() function to get the length of name from a customer table. The column we going to use is the Name column.

ID Name Age
1 Thomas Anderson 45
2 Andrew Golden 38
3 Ken Tom 30
4 Andrew Golden 36
5 Timonthy Kirk 32
6 Kelly Smith 39

Example of Running SQL Query

SELECT ID, Name, LEN(Name) AS Name_Length
FROM   Customers

After running the above query, it will return the following result.

ID Name Name_Length
1 Thomas Anderson 15
2 Andrew Golden 13
3 Ken Tom 7
4 Andrew Golden 13
5 Timothy Kirk 11
6 Kelly Smith 11
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