8.2. Monetary Types

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8.2. Monetary Types

Note

The money type is deprecated. Use numeric or decimal instead, in combination with the to_char function.

The money type stores a currency amount with a fixed fractional precision; see Table 8.3, “Monetary Types”. Input is accepted in a variety of formats, including integer and floating-point literals, as well as “typical” currency formatting, such as '$1,000.00'. Output is generally in the latter form but depends on the locale.

Table 8.3. Monetary Types

Name

Storage Size

Description

Range

money

4 bytes

currency amount

-21474836.48 to +21474836.47