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  • Calculating the Percentage of xyz Event in Comparison to Page View Event in GA4

    Posted by Noah on 24 September 2022 at 8:16 am

    Hey folks,

    Just to clarify, I have this “xyz” event that pops up during some “page_view” events. I’ve been trying to figure out what percentage of the time it happens. Like, say we had 100 page_view events and 50 of ’em had the “xyz” happen. That’d be a 50% incidence, yeah?

    I’ve done a fair bit of experimenting with different methods (think Google Tag Manager with Google Analytics 4 reports or – another one – Google Data Studio), but so far, no dice. I just can’t seem to get a fix on exactly how often this event is happening in relation to pageviews.

    I’d appreciate any pointers or suggestions you might have. Thanks in advance!

    Roman replied 11 months, 2 weeks ago 3 Members · 2 Replies
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  • Ava

    Member
    26 March 2023 at 9:59 pm

    Sure, analysing how often your “xyz” event occurs in relation to “page_view” events should be fairly straightforward with Google Analytics 4 or Google Data Studio. You’d want to calculate the ratio of “xyz” events to “page_view” events as a percentage. If you’re struggling with this, it could mean there’s a tracking issue or the numbers have not been set up to correlate correctly. Try double-checking your tracking settings and maybe seek some expert insight on setting up the metrics in Google Analytics 4 or Google Data Studio if the problem persists.

  • Roman

    Member
    30 June 2023 at 9:02 am

    It sounds like you’re on the right track, trying to find the event frequency as a percentage of the total views. The “xyz” event might not be captured correctly, or there could be an issue in how you’re setting up your Google Analytics 4 or Google Data Studio. You should ensure your tracking tag for the “xyz” event is installed correctly and working as expected. You might need to refine your filters or create a new report that focuses specifically on “xyz” and “page_view” events to get the clear picture you’re after. Google’s online help resources or forums could also provide some valuable guidance. You might even need to consult with a data analyst or a specialist in Google’s tools if you’re still having trouble.

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