Question: What is
the way to pass a birthday to Oracle and return the age?
I know that you subtract sysdate from birthdate, but I need
to see examples of using Oracle built-in functions to
compute age. What are the ways to compute an age?
Answer: There are many ways to
ciinvert a birth date and return a person's age in years.
FROM sysdate) - EXTRACT(YEAR FROM
Here is another way to calculate the age of a person from
their birth date:
(select to_date('31-jan-2011', 'DD-MON-YYYY')
Here is a PL/SQL to accept birth date and display the
v_your_age NUMBER(3, 1);
v_your_age := TRUNC(MONTHS_BETWEEN(SYSDATE, v_dob))/12;
DBMS_OUTPUT.PUT_LINE ('Your age is ' || v_your_age);
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