This article is about Google Analytics 4 properties. If you're using a Universal Analytics property, refer to the Universal Analytics section of this help center.

[GA4] Data freshness

Data freshness is how long it takes Google Analytics to collect and process an event from your property. If that process takes 20 minutes, then data freshness is 20 minutes.

Intervals of data freshness

Analytics has the following approximate intervals of data freshness for Google Analytics 360 and/or standard properties:

Interval Processing time Properties Data limits per property Query coverage
Realtime Less than 1 minute 360, Standard None Limited to a few dimensions and metrics
360 intraday About 1 hour 360 Premium Normal and Premium Large as defined here All reports and API queries, except these
Standard intraday 4-8 hours Standard All property sizes All reports and API queries, except these
Daily 12 hours 360, Standard All property sizes All reports and API queries
Daily 18 hours 360, Standard Premium Large All reports and API queries
Daily 24+ hours 360, Standard Premium XLarge All reports and API queries

Limitations

Data may not be in sync between explorations and reporting.

For details on non-standard data processing, read [GA4] Features with non-standard data processing.

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