Google Data Studio calculated field – Older date from a date field

The Google Data Studio calculated field below returns the older date from a date dimension. The min date in other words.



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PARSE_DATE("%Y%m%d",MIN(Date))


  • Explanations of the formula step by step
    1. Get the older date of the date field using MIN function that returns a numeric output
    2. Parse the numeric to cast it as a date using PARSE_DATE function
  • Input
    • Any date type dimension
  • Output
    • The older date
  • Used functions
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