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Version: 3.0

years_sub

Description

Subtracts the specified number of years from the specified datetime or date.

Syntax

DATETIME YEARS_SUB(DATETIME date, INT years)

Parameters

date: The original date time, of type DATETIME or DATE.

years: The number of years to subtract. The value can be negative, but date year minus years can't exceed 10000. For example, if the year of date is 2022, then years can't be less than -7979. At the same time, the years cann't exceed the year value of date, for example, if the year value of date is 2022, then years can't be greater than 2022.

Return value

The return value type is the same as the parameter date. Returns NULL if the result year is out of range [0, 9999].

Examples

select years_sub("2022-12-20 15:50:21", 2);
+-------------------------------------+
| years_sub('2022-12-20 15:50:21', 2) |
+-------------------------------------+
| 2020-12-20 15:50:21 |
+-------------------------------------+