## How to count if cells contain any date/data in Excel?

Have you even met problems to count number of cells containing any date or data in a specific range in Excel? In this article, I will introduce ways to count if cells contain any date/data in Excel.

#### Count if cells contain any date in Excel

This method will introduce a VBA Macro to count cells containing dates in a specific range in Excel.

Step 1: Open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window with pressing the Alt + F11 keys at the same time.

Step 2: Click the Insert > Module, and then paste the following VBA code into the Module window:

VBA: Count if cells contain any date

Function TypeCell(pRange As Range) As Variant

``````Dim xArr() As Variant
Dim xRng As Range
Application.Volatile
ReDim xArr(pRange.Cells.Count - 1) As Variant
xCount=0
For Each xRng In pRange
xArr(xCount)=VarType(xRng)
xCount=xCount + 1
Next
TypeCell=xArr
End Function``````

Step 3: In a blank cell enter the formula =SUM(IF(TypeCell(A1:E15)=7,1,0)), and then press the Ctrl + Shift + Enter keys in a meantime.

Note: In the formula of =SUM(IF(TypeCell(A1:E15)=7,1,0)), the A1:E15 is the specific range we will count number of cells containing dates, you can change it based on your needs.

Now you will get the number of cells containing dates in the specific range.

#### Easily select and count any date cells if dates are between two dates in Excel

If you have Kutools for Excel installed, you can apply its Select Special Cells utility to quickly select and count any date cells if dates are in a certain date range.

Kutools for Excel - Supercharge Excel with over 300 essential tools. Enjoy a full-featured 30-day FREE trial with no credit card required!Get It Now

#### Count if cells contain any data with COUNTA function in Excel

The COUNTA function will help you figure out the number of cells with any data in a specific range in Excel easily.

In a blank cell enter the formula =COUNTA(A1:E15), and press the Enter key. In the formula, the range A1:E15 is the specific range you will count numbers of cells with data, and you can change it as you need.

Note: After selecting the specific range, we can get the cell number with any data in the Status Bar easily too.

#### Count and select cells if contains any data in a specified range

If you have Kutools for Excel installed, you can apply its Select Nonblank Cells utility to count and select cells if contains any data quickly in a certain range with only one click.

Kutools for Excel - Packed with over 300 essential tools for Excel. Enjoy a full-featured 30-day FREE trial with no credit card required! Download now!

Select the range you will count cells if contain any data, and click Kutools > Select > Select Nonblank Cells. See screenshot:

And then all cells with data in the specified range are selected, and a dialog box will pop up and show how many nonblank cells have been selected. See screenshot:

Kutools for Excel - Supercharge Excel with over 300 essential tools. Enjoy a full-featured 30-day FREE trial with no credit card required!Get It Now

Click the OK button to close this dialog box.

### Best Office Productivity Tools

 🤖 Kutools AI Aide: Revolutionize data analysis based on: Intelligent Execution   |  Generate Code  |  Create Custom Formulas  |  Analyze Data and Generate Charts  |  Invoke Kutools Functions… Popular Features: Find, Highlight or Identify Duplicates   |  Delete Blank Rows   |  Combine Columns or Cells without Losing Data   |  Round without Formula ... Super Lookup: Multiple Criteria VLookup  |   Multiple Value VLookup  |   VLookup Across Multiple Sheets   |   Fuzzy Lookup .... Advanced Drop-down List: Quickly Create Drop Down List   |  Dependent Drop Down List   |  Multi-select Drop Down List .... Column Manager: Add a Specific Number of Columns  |  Move Columns  |  Toggle Visibility Status of Hidden Columns  |  Compare Ranges & Columns ... Featured Features: Grid Focus   |  Design View   |  Big Formula Bar   |  Workbook & Sheet Manager   |  Resource Library (Auto Text)   |  Date Picker   |  Combine Worksheets   |  Encrypt/Decrypt Cells   |  Send Emails by List   |  Super Filter   |   Special Filter (filter bold/italic/strikethrough...) ... Top 15 Toolsets:  12 Text Tools (Add Text, Remove Characters, ...)   |   50+ Chart Types (Gantt Chart, ...)   |   40+ Practical Formulas (Calculate age based on birthday, ...)   |   19 Insertion Tools (Insert QR Code, Insert Picture from Path, ...)   |   12 Conversion Tools (Numbers to Words, Currency Conversion, ...)   |   7 Merge & Split Tools (Advanced Combine Rows, Split Cells, ...)   |   ... and more

Supercharge Your Excel Skills with Kutools for Excel, and Experience Efficiency Like Never Before. Kutools for Excel Offers Over 300 Advanced Features to Boost Productivity and Save Time.  Click Here to Get The Feature You Need The Most...

#### Office Tab Brings Tabbed interface to Office, and Make Your Work Much Easier

• Enable tabbed editing and reading in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access, Visio and Project.
• Open and create multiple documents in new tabs of the same window, rather than in new windows.
• Increases your productivity by 50%, and reduces hundreds of mouse clicks for you every day!