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Pivot rows into columns

Pivot rows into columns

Pivot rows into columns

(OP)
I have a sql table with these data
Year	Country		Ranking		Category
2018	Ghana		1		Swimming
2018	Sweden		2		Swimming
2018	Costa Rica	3		Swimming
2018	Jordan		1		Sprint
2018	Thailand	2		Sprint
2018	Finland		3		Sprint
2018	Myanmar		1		Boxing
2018	Peru		2		Boxing
2018	Belgium		3		Boxing
2017	Nigeria		1		Swimming
2017	Philippines	2		Swimming
2017	Haiti		3		Swimming
2017	Netherlands	1		Sprint
2017	Macedonia	2		Sprint
2017	Kuwait		3		Sprint
2017	Malaysia	1		Boxing
2017	New Zealand	2		Boxing
2017	Palau		3		Boxing
 

and would like to create a report that looks like this:

Category	Ranking	2017		2018
Swimming	1	Nigeria		Ghana
Swimming	2	Philippines	Sweden
Swimming	3	Haiti		Costa Rica
Sprint		1	Netherlands	Jordan
Sprint		2	Macedonia	Thailand
Sprint		3	Kuwait		Finland
Boxing		1	Malaysia	Myanmar
Boxing		2	New Zealand	Peru
Boxing		3	Palau		Belgium
 

I have googled examples of pivot, but all had to aggregate a column which I do not see being applicable in my case.
Any help will be greatly appreciated.

RE: Pivot rows into columns

One way to do this doesn't involve PIVOT and works with your limited data set. There are some assumptions regarding the full set of results for each year for each category.

CODE --> SQL

SELECT A.Category , A.Ranking, A.Country [2017], B.country [2018]
FROM MalayGal A JOIN malaygal B
 ON A.Category = B.Category 
 AND A.Ranking = B.Ranking 
 AND A.year = 2017
 AND B.Year = 2018 

Duane
Minnesota
Hook'D on Access
MS Access MVP 2001-2016

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