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How to count number of cells greater or less than 0 (zero) in Excel?

If you want to count number of cells with values greater or less than zero in a range, what can you do? In this article, we will show you methods of counting number of cells greater or less than zero in Excel.

Count number of cells greater or less than zero with formula

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You can count number of cells greater or less than zero with formulas as follows.

Count cells greater than zero

1. Select a blank cell, enter formula =COUNTIF(A1:C7,">0") into the Formula Bar, then press the Enter key.

Then the selected cell will be populated with number of cells greater than zero.

Count cells less than zero

The same as the above operation, for counting cells less than zero, please use this formula =COUNTIF(A1:C7,"<0")

Note: Please change the cell reference in the formula as you need.

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If you want to count the number of cells greater or less than zero and select them at the same time, the Select Specific Cells utility of Kutools for Excel can help you.

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1. Select the range you want to count number of cells greater or less than zero. Then click Kutools > Select > Select Specific Cells. See screenshot:

2. In the Select Specific Cells dialog box, select Cell option in the Selection type section. In the Specific type section, select Greater than or Less than in the drop-down list, enter the number 0 into the following box, and then click the OK button.

3. Then another Select Specific Cells dialog box pops up to show you how many cells greater or less than zero were found. Click the OK button, all these cells are selected immediately.

Tip.If you want to have a free trial of this utility, please go to download the software freely first, and then go to apply the operation according above steps.

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