Percentage of the Year Formula
Good Afternoon!
I'm currently constructing some calculations and I would like some help with a formula that will show the "percentage of year" that a goal will achieve if completed by it's due date.
Example:
 Project Due Date = 6/1/21
If the project is completed on time (due date), then that project will have achieved goal attainment for 50% of the year (6 months of being completed for the remaining year).
Any help in creating a formula for this would be greatly appreciated!
Thanks,
Luke
Best Answer

I was able to figure it out based on the input you gave Steven, thank you very much!
The correct formula ended up being:
=(DATE(YEAR([Project ETBR]@row), 12, 31)  [Project ETBR]@row) / 365
If project due date was 1/1/21 then above formula would show 100%.
If project due date was 12/31/21 then above formula would show 0%.
Regards,
Luke
Answers

Hi Luke,
Assuming your project due dates are in a column named "Project Due Dates" and the the formula you are writing is in the same row as the dates, you can use the following formula to calculate the fraction:
=([Project Due Date]@row  DATE(YEAR([Project Due Date]@row), 1, 1)) / 365
Then format the column/cell with the formula as percentage.

Hi Steven,
Thanks for helping out with this!
That worked to a point, but I think the percentage calculation is a bit off.
For example, the formula provided gives me a result of 0% with a Project Due Date of 1/1/21, when it should be 100%, since it will have been completed for 100% of the year .
Does that make any sense?

I was able to figure it out based on the input you gave Steven, thank you very much!
The correct formula ended up being:
=(DATE(YEAR([Project ETBR]@row), 12, 31)  [Project ETBR]@row) / 365
If project due date was 1/1/21 then above formula would show 100%.
If project due date was 12/31/21 then above formula would show 0%.
Regards,
Luke
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