sys.stats_columns (Transact-SQL)

Applies to: SQL Server Azure SQL Database Azure SQL Managed Instance Azure Synapse Analytics Analytics Platform System (PDW) SQL analytics endpoint in Microsoft Fabric Warehouse in Microsoft Fabric

Contains a row for each column that is part of sys.stats statistics.

Column name Data type Description
object_id int ID of the object of which this column is part.
stats_id int ID of the statistics of which this column is part.

If statistics correspond to an index, the stats_id value is the same as the index_id value in the sys.indexes catalog view.
stats_column_id int 1-based ordinal within set of stats columns.
column_id int ID of the column from sys.columns.


The visibility of the metadata in catalog views is limited to securables that a user either owns, or on which the user was granted some permission. For more information, see Metadata Visibility Configuration.

See Also

Object Catalog Views (Transact-SQL)
Catalog Views (Transact-SQL)
Querying the SQL Server System Catalog FAQ
sys.dm_db_stats_properties (Transact-SQL)
sys.dm_db_stats_histogram (Transact-SQL)
sys.stats (Transact-SQL)
Statistics in Microsoft Fabric