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Background documentation Units of Measurement  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure

The following units of measurement are supported for the core data types Amount, Measure and Quantity::

Unit Code

Description (English)

Symbol (English)

5B

Batch

batch

ACT

activity

act

ANN

Year

yr

AU

Activity unit

au

DAY

Day

d

DZN

dozen

dz

E49

working day

wday

EA

Each

ea

FOT

Foot

ft

FTQ

cubic foot

ft

GLL

gallon (US)

gal

GRM

Gram

g

HUR

Hour

h

INH

Inch

in

KGM

kilogram

kg

KMT

kilometre

km

LBR

pound

lb

LTR

Litre

l

MIN

minute [unit of time]

min

MMT

millimetre

mm

MON

month

mo

MTQ

cubic metre

m

MTR

Metre

m

ONZ

ounce

oz

SEC

second [unit of time]

s

SMI

mile (statute mile)

mile

STN

ton (US) or short ton (UK/US)

ton

TNE

tonne (metric ton)

t

WEE

Week

wk

XBG

Bag

bag

XBX

Box

box

XCR

Crate

crate

XCS

Case

case

XCT

Carton

carton

XPK

Package

pack

XPX

Pallet

pallet

XSX

Set

set

YRD

yard

yd

 

The unit code and description is language-specific; the symbol is always English. The user can specify a symbol for sorting or filtering at the back end. It is important that you bear this in mind, particularly if you use table paging.

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