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How to calculate average in a column based on criteria in another column in Excel?

For calculating average in a column based on same values in another column (see screenshot below), what can you do? In this article, we will show you two methods to get it down in details.

Calculate average in a column based on same value in another column with formulas

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Calculate average in a column based on same value in another column with formulas


You can calculate average in a column based on same value in another column with formulas. Please do as follows.

1. Select a blank cell, enter formula =AVERAGEIF(B2:B13,"Owenton",C2:C13) into the formula bar, and then press the Enter key. See screenshot:

Note: in the formula, B2:B13 is the range contains the criteria, C2:C13 is the range contains the data you want to calculate average, “Owenton” is the value you will calculate based on. You can change them as you need.

Now the sold average of “Owenton” is calculated. For calculating the average of other values in column B, you need to repeat the above operation until all value average are calculated.


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This section will show you how to calculate all average in a column based on same value in another column at once in Excel.

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1. Select the range, and then click Kutools > Content > Advanced Combined Rows. See screenshot:

2. In the Combine Rows Based on Column dialog box, select the criteria column, and then click the Primary Key button, select the data column you want to calculate average, and then click Calculate > Average. And finally click the OK button. See screenshot:

Note: For the left column in selected range, please specify combine criteria for them. In this case, I combine the Date column with comma.

Now the averages in column C are calculated based on the same values in column B. see screenshot:

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    Workerbee · 1 years ago
    Thank you for this information. Question, how would I do this formula if the criteria in B is based on a long list, so I can't enter each individual name into the formula? I just need it to average based on each one of many names?