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PostgreSQL BIT_LENGTH() function

BIT_LENGTH() function

The PostgreSQL bit_length function is used to count the number of bits in a specified string.

Syntax:

 bit_length (str1)
 

Parameters:

Name Description
str1 A string whose BIT_LENGTH value is to be retrieved.

PostgreSQL Version: 9.3

Pictorial Presentation of PostgreSQL BIT_LENGTH() function

Pictorial presentation of PostgreSQL BIT_LENGTH()

Example: PostgreSQL BIT_LENGTH() function

The following PostgreSQL statement will return the length of the given string 'w3resource'' in bits, i.e. 80.

Code:

SELECT bit_length('w3resource') AS "bit_length";

Sample Output:

 bit_length
------------
         80
(1 row)