Java Data Type How to - Get Elapsed Years between two Local Date


We would like to know how to get Elapsed Years between two Local Date.


import java.time.LocalDate;
import java.time.Period;
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public class Main {

  public static void main(String[] args) {
    System.out.println(getElapsedYears(LocalDate.MAX, LocalDate.MIN));

  private static int getElapsedYears(LocalDate targetDate, LocalDate today) {
    return Period.between(targetDate, today).getYears();

The code above generates the following result.