## How to countif a specific value across multiple worksheets?

Supposing, I have multiple worksheets which contains following data, and now, I want to get the number of occurrence of a specific value “Excel” from theses worksheets. How could I count a specific values across multiple worksheet?

Countif a specific value across multiple worksheets with formulas

#### Countif a specific value across multiple worksheets with formulas

In Excel, there is a formula for you to count a certain values from multiple worksheets. Please do as follows:

1. List all the sheet names which contain the data you want to count in a single column like the following screenshot shown:

2. In a blank cell, please enter this formula: =SUMPRODUCT(COUNTIF(INDIRECT("'"&C2:C4&"'!A2:A6"),E2)), then press Enter key, and you will get the number of the value “Excel” in these worksheets, see screenshot:

Notes:

1. In the above formula:

• A2:A6 is the data range that you want to count the specified value across worksheets;
• C2:C4 is the sheet names list which include the data you want to use;
• E2 is the criteria that you want based on.

2. If there are multiple worksheets need to be listed, you can read this articleHow to List Worksheet Names in Excel? to deal with this task.

3. In Excel, you can also use the COUNTIF function to add the worksheet one by one, please do with the following formula: =COUNTIF(Sheet1!A2:A6,D2)+COUNTIF(Sheet10!A2:A6,D2)+COUNTIF(Sheet15!A2:A6,D2), (Sheet1, Sheet10 and Sheet15 are the worksheets that you want to count, D2 is the criteria that you based on), and then press Enter key to get the result. See screenshot:

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If you have Kutools for Excel, with its Navigation pane, you can quickly list and count the specific value across multiple worksheet.

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After installing Kutools for Excel, lease do as follows:

1. Click Kutools > Navigation, see screenshot:

(1.) Click Find and Replace button to expand the Find and Replace pane;

(2.) Type the specific value into the Find what text box;

(3.) Choose a search scope from the Whithin drop down, in this case, I will choose Selected Sheet;

(4.) Then select the sheets which you want to count the specific values from the Workbooks list box;

(5.) Check Match entire cell if you want to count the cells match exact;

(6.) Then click the Find All button to list all the specific values from multiple worksheets, and the number of the cells are displayed at the bottom of the pane.

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Hello, I've used the =SUMPRODUCT(COUNTIF(INDIRECT("'"&C2:C4&"'!A2:A6"),E2)) successfully to total criteria for sheetlists by month for 2023. I want to continue on the same workbook for 2024 and make new sheetlists by month. When i try the above formula with 2024 sheetlists, I get an REF error that i cant figure out how to resolve. Is there any way to resolve the error or do i have to start a new workbook?
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Ik krijg alleen maar foutmeldingen na het kopieren-plakken van het voorbeeld en lezen van de tutorial. Ook na cellen veranderen en dergelijke.

Hoe kan ik de getallen in cellen over meerdere sheets/tabbladen bij elkaar optellen?
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Hi, Leek,
to sum values from multiple worksheets, please apply htis formula: =SUM(Sheet1!B5,Sheet2!B5,Sheet3!B5…)

Notes:
1. In this formula, Sheet1!B5, Sheet2!B5, Sheet3!B5 are the sheet name and cell value that you wan tto sum, if there are more sheets, you just add them into the formula as you need.
2. If the source worksheet name contains a space or special character, it must be wrapped in single quotes. For example: 'New York'!B5