## How to increment number every x rows in Excel?

Normally, we can fill sequential numbers in a column with Fill Handle, but have you ever tried to fill a column with increment number every x rows? For example, first five rows fill the number 1, on the 6th row the value will become 2, then on the 11th row the value will become 3 and so on as following screenshot shown, to solve this problem, this article may do you a favor.

#### ** Increment number every x rows with formula**

The following simple formula can help you to quickly fill the column with increment numbers every x rows as you want, please do as follows:

**1**. Enter this formula: **=INT((ROW(E1)-1)/5)+1** into a blank cell where you want to fill the sequential numbers, see screenshot:

**Note**: In the above formula, the number * 5* indicates to increment the numbers every 5 rows, you can change it to your need.

**2**. Then drag the fill handle down to the cells which you want to fill the increment numbers, and the numbers have been inserted with increment by 1 after every 5 rows, see screenshot:

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