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Discrepancy in Google Analytics data when using segments

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I'm having a tough time with Google Analytics, trying to understand why the value of metrics changes when segments are applied.

There is a standard audience overview report, which is based on 100% of sessions (no sampling) and the view is not filtered. The period is March of 2017.

Standard "All visitors" segment looks like this:


Then, there is another built-in segment called "Bounced Sessions". When I apply this segment, the "All visitors" values changes:


The amount of users increases, but the count of pageviews decreases.

Any ideas how to explain this?.. Thank you in advance!



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Discrepancy in Google Analytics data when using segments

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Hi @Elvinas K  have you tried toggling the upper right button from Greater precision > Faster Processing > Greater precision? 


Hope it helps!


Kind regards,


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