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How to calculate average of dynamic range in Excel?

For example you want to average a range which is dynamically changing based on the value in a certain cell or criteria in Excel, is there any formulas to solve it? Of course yes! Here I will introduce formulas to calculate the average of dynamic range in Excel easily.

Calculate average of dynamic range with formulas

Calculate average of dynamic range based on criteria

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arrow blue right bubbleMethod 1: Calculate average of dynamic range in Excel

Select a blank cell, for example Cell C3, enter the formula =IF(C2=0,"NA",AVERAGE(A2:INDEX(A:A,C2))) into it, and then press the Enter key.

Notes:

(1) In the formula of =IF(C2=0,"NA",AVERAGE(A2:INDEX(A:A,C2))), A2 is the first cell of the dynamic range in Column A, C2 is the cell with number which equals to row number of last cell of the dynamic range. And you can change them based on your needs.

(2) You can also apply the formula =AVERAGE(INDIRECT("A2:A" &C2)) to calculate the average of dynamic range based on Cell C2.


arrow blue right bubble Calculate average of dynamic range based on criteria

Sometimes, the range is dynamic based on the criteria users input. In this case, you can calculate the average of dynamic range as below steps.

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2. Select the blank cell you will place the dynamic average at, enter the formula =AVERAGE(INDIRECT(G2)) (G2 is the dynamic criteria users input, and it will be one of row headers or column headers of the specified range.) into it, and press the Enter key.

And now the average will dynamically change based on the criteria users input in the Cell G2. See screenshot above.



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