How to find value with highest frequency in a range in Excel?
How can you find the most common (frequently appear) value in a range in Excel? This article shows you two methods to achieve it in details.
Find value with highest frequency in a range with array formula Easily find value with highest frequency in a range with Kutools for Excel
Find value with highest frequency in a range with array formula
Supposing you need to find the certain fruit with highest frequency in the Fruit column as bellow screenshot shown, please do as follows.
1. Select a blank cell to output the highest frequency value, enter the below formula into it, and then press the
Ctrl + Shift + Enter keys simultaneously.
=INDEX(B:B, 10000*MOD(MAX(COUNTIF(B2:B16,B2:B16)+(ROW(B2:B16)/10000)),1), 1)
Now you are getting the highest frequency value in the Fruit column, and it will get the last most frequent value if there are more than one result.
1. In the formula, B:B and B2:B16 are the column and range which you will search for the value with highest frequency.
2. This array formula is available both text list and number list.
3. If you just want to find the value with highest frequency in a number list, you can also try this normal formula:
=MODE(C2:C16), it will get error value if there is no repeated values
Find value with highest frequency in a range with Kutools for Excel (without remembering formula)
If the above array formula is not easy for you to handle, here highly recommend the
Find most common value feature of Kutools for Excel. This feature will help you easily find the highest frequency value in a certain range with several clicks only.
1. Select a blank cell to output the highest frequency value, then click
Kutools > Formula Helper > Formula Helper.
2. In the
Formula Helper dialog box, please configure as follows.
2.1) Find and select
Find most common value in the Choose a formula box; Tips: You can check the Filter box, enter the key word to search the formula.
2.2) In the
Range box, select the column range in which you want to find the highest common value;
2.3) Click the
Then the highest frequency value in specified list will be populated in selected cell immediately.
1. With this feature, you will get the first most frequent value if there are more than one result.
2. If there are no duplicate values in the list, you will get an error value after applying this feature.
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30-day) of this utility, , and then go to apply the operation according above steps. please click to download it
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