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Create Segment in SAP

Updated Jul 30, 2022

In this SAP FICO tutorial, we will learn what a segment in FICO is and how to define a segment in SAP FICO with step-by-step procedure and screenshots.

What is Segment?

A segment in SAP FICO is a division of any company for which a user can generate various financial statements for using it as external reporting.

Types of Segments in SAP FICO



IMG Path for Segment

SPRO – SAP IMG – Enterprise Structure – Definition – Financial Accounting – Define segment

IMG Path

How to Create Segment in SAP?

Please follow the steps below to define the segment in SAP FICO:

Execute t-code S_AL0_19000003 in the SAP Command Field


Next on Change View "Segment for Segment Reporting": Overview screen you will see the list of previously created Segments on your SAP system.

Previously Segment

Now, click the New Entries button to define a Segment in your SAP system.

New Entries

Next enter the following details for the new segments

  • Segment: Specify a unique key that identifies the new segment in SAP
  • Description: Enter the short description for a new segment.

Note: Create various other segments for the company.


Once all the details are entered then click on the Save button to save the configuration for the new segment.


Next, select your Customization Request id and press Enter to proceed.

Customization Request

Now a message Data was saved will be displayed on your screen indicating all the new configurations have been saved successfully into the system.

Data was saved

You have successfully defined the new Segment STEC in their SAP system.