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Issue analytics

DETAILS: Tier: Premium, Ultimate Offering: SaaS, self-managed

  • Issue analytics for groups introduced in GitLab 11.5.
  • Issue analytics for projects introduced in GitLab 12.9.

Issue analytics is a bar graph which illustrates the number of issues created each month. The default time span is 13 months, which includes the current month, and the 12 months prior. Issue analytics is available for projects and groups.

To access the chart:

  1. On the left sidebar, select Search or go to and find your project or group.
  2. Select Analyze > Issue analytics.

You can also access the chart from the Value Streams Dashboard through the New issues drill-down report.

Hover over each bar to see the total number of issues.

To narrow the scope of issues included in the graph, enter your criteria in the Search or filter results... field. Criteria from the following list can be typed in or selected from a menu:

  • Author
  • Assignee
  • Milestone
  • Label
  • My reaction
  • Weight

You can change the total number of months displayed by setting a URL parameter. For example, shows a total of 15 months for the chart in the group.

Issues created per month

Enhanced issue analytics

DETAILS: Tier: Ultimate Offering: SaaS, self-managed

FLAG: On self-managed GitLab, by default this feature is available. To hide the feature, an administrator can disable the feature flag named issues_completed_analytics_feature_flag. On, this feature is available.

Enhanced issue analytics display the additional metric "Issues closed", which represents the total number of resolved issues in your group over a selected period. You can use this metric to improve the overall turn-around time and value delivered to your customers.

Issues opened and closed per month

Drill into the information

You can examine details of individual issues by browsing the table located below the chart.

The chart displays the top 100 issues based on the global page filters.

Issues table