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How to calculate elapsed years, months, or days from a certain date in Excel?

Author: Siluvia Last Modified: 2020-04-27

For calculating the elapsed years, months or days based on a given date, the following methods can do you a favor.

Calculate elapsed years/months/days from a certain date with formula
Easily calculate elapsed years/months/days from a certain date with Kutools for Excel


Calculate elapsed years/months/days from a certain date with formula

As below screenshot shown, how to calculate the elapsed years, months or days based on a given date in cell A2?

Calculate elapsed years

Select a blank cell to output the elapsed years, enter the below formula into it and press the Enter key.

=YEAR(TODAY())-YEAR(A2)

Calculate elapsed months

Select a blank cell for locating the elapsed months, then enter the below formula into it and press the Enter key.

=DATEDIF(A2,TODAY(),"m")

Calculate elapsed days

Select a blank cell to place the elapsed days, enter formula into it and then press the Enter key.

=DATEDIF(A2,TODAY(),"d")


Calculate elapsed years/months/days from a certain date with Kutools for Excel

You can apply the Date & Time Helper of Kutools for Excel to easily calculate elapsed years, months or days with only several clicks.

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

1. Select a blank cell for locating the elapsed years, months or days, and then click Kutools > Formula Helper > Date & Time helper.

2. In the Date & Time Helper dialog box, please configure as follows:

  • Go to the Age tab;
  • In the Date of Birth box, specify the date you will calculate elapsed years, months or days based on;
  • Check the Today option in the To section;
  • In the Output result type drop down list, select Year if you want to calculate the elapsed years;
    Tips: For calculating elapsed months, please choose Month from the drop-down
        For calculating elapsed days, choose Day from the drop-down.
  • Click OK. See screenshot:

3. Now you are getting the elapsed years, months or days from a certain date.

  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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