DB2 Error Code – -131 statement with like predicate has incompatible data types

In this post, you’ll learn about the error message -131 statement with like predicate has incompatible data types in the IBM DB2 database , the reason why it occurs along with the solution to fix it

IBM DB2 Error Message

-131 statement with like predicate has incompatible data types

Reason for the Error

If the column name at the left of LIKE or NOT LIKE is of type character, the expression at the right and the ESCAPE character must be of type character.� If the column name is of type graphic, the expression at the right and the ESCAPE character must be of type graphic.

Solution

Check the data type of every operand.