How to round range of numbers to even in Excel?

What is round to even in Excel? Round to even also called bankers rounding, basically it is just like normal rounding, except when the number to be rounded on is number 5. If the digit before the 5 is odd, you should round up, and if the digit before the 5 is even, you should round down.

For example, 23.345 round to even on the percentile would be 23.34. and 12.335 round to even on the percentile would be 12.34.

In this article, I will talk about how to do the bankers rounding in Excel.

Round numbers to even with User-Defined Function

Round numbers to even with VBA code

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You can use the following defined function to round numbers to even in Excel. Please do as follows:

1. Select the numbers that you want to round to even.

2. Then Hold down the ALT + F11 keys, and it opens the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

3. Click Insert > Module, and paste the following macro in the Module Window.

Function BankersRound(num, precision)
BankersRound = Round(num, precision)
End Function

4. Save the code, and enter the formula = bankersround(a1,2) into the adjacent blank cell. See screenshot:

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5. Then press Enter key. And select the cell B1, then drag the fill handle over to the range that you want to contain this formula. See screenshot:

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If you don’t want to use the defined function, the following VBA code also can help you. Do as this:

1. Select the range that you want to round to even.

2. Then Hold down the ALT + F11 keys, and it opens the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

3. Click Insert > Module, and paste the following code in the ModuleWindow.

Sub RoundToEven()
'Update 20131107
Dim rng As Range
Dim WorkRng As Range
Dim intNumberOfDecimal As Integer
On Error Resume Next
xTitleId = "KutoolsforExcel"
Set WorkRng = Application.Selection
Set WorkRng = Application.InputBox("Range", xTitleId, WorkRng.Address, Type:=8)
intNumberOfDecimal = Application.InputBox("NumberOfDecimal", xTitleId, Type:=1)
Set WorkRng = WorkRng.SpecialCells(xlCellTypeConstants, xlNumbers)
For Each rng In WorkRng
    rng.Value = Round(rng.Value, intNumberOfDecimal)
Next
End Sub

4. Then press the F5 key to run this code, in the prompt box, enter the number of decimals that you want to round. See screenshot:

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5. Then click OK, all of the selected numbers have been rounded to even. See screenshots:

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arrow blue right bubble Round numbers to even with Kutools for Excel

Neither the user-defined function nor the VBA code can you feel so complex, I can introduce you an easy way to solve it. With Round without formula of Kutools for Excel, you can quickly round a range of numbers to even.

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After installing Kutools for Excel, you can do as follows:

1. Highlight the range you want to round to even.

2. Click Kutools > Round, see screenshot:

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3. In the Round without Formula dialog box, enter the decimal place that you need, and then choose Round to Even under Option, and you can preview the result from the Preview Pane. See screenshot:

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4. Then click OK or Apply, all of the numbers will be rounded to even by 2 decimal.

Click Round to Even to know more about this feature.

Related article:

Round / round up / round down a range of cell numbers in Excel


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    anon · 2 years ago
    Is "rounding to even" working properly? Why does it round 120.245 to 120.24, and not 120.25 as it should?
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      allah · 11 months ago
      120.245 should be rounded to 120.24 when keeping 2 decimal places.