How to count the number of populated cells in a range in Excel?

This tutorial will show you methods of counting the number of populated cells in a range in Excel.

Count the number of populated cells in a range with formula
Count the number of populated cells in a range with Kutools for Excel


Count the number of populated cells in a range with formula


You can use formula to count the number of populated cells in a range. Please do as follows.

1. Select a blank cell, type formula =COUNTA(A1:F11) into the Formula Bar, and then press the Enter key. See screenshot:

Note: A1:F11 is the range with the populated cells you want to count, please change them as you need.

Then the number of populated cells is counted and displayed in the selected cell.


Count the number of populated cells in a range with Kutools for Excel

With the Select Unblank Cells utility of Kutools for Excel, you can select all populated cells in a range with only one click, and then get the total number of them in the Status Bar.

Before applying Kutools for Excel, please download and install it firstly.

1. Select the range with populated cells you need to count, and then click Kutools > Select > Select Unblank Cells.

Then all populated cells in specified range are selected immediately, now you can see the total number of populated cells showing in the Status Bar. See screenshot:

  If you want to have a free trial ( 30-day) of this utility, please click to download it, and then go to apply the operation according above steps.


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