How to count cells containing numbers or not in Excel?

If there are a range of cells, some are containing numbers, and the other containing text, how can you count the cells containing numbers or not quickly in Excel?

Count cells containing numbers or not with formulas

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arrow blue right bubbleCount cells containing numbers or not with formulas

Here are some formulas can count cells containing numbers or not.

Select a blank cell and type this formula =COUNT(A1:B7) (A1:B7 is the cell range you want to count cells containing numbers), and press Enter key to get the correct result. See screenshots:
doc count cells containning number 1

Tip: If you want to count all cells not containing number, you can use this formula =SUMPRODUCT(--NOT(ISNUMBER(A1:B7))), which will return the total number of cells with text and blank cells; for only counting the cells with text, please apply this formula =COUNTA(A1:B7)-COUNT(A1:B7).


arrow blue right bubble Sum all numbers in a single cell with Kutools for Excel

To sum the numbers in a range may be easy for most Excel users, but have you ever confused with the problem that sum all numbers in a single cell? In other words, if a cell contains number 1234, you need to sum the number “1+2+3+4”, and get “10”. Here with Kutools for Excel’s Formulas group, there is one formula can help you.

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After free installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below:

1. Select a blank cell where you will place the result, and then click Kutools > Formula Helper > Math & Trig > Sum numbers in a cell. See screenshot:
doc count cells containning number 3

2. In the Formula Helper dialog, select the cell you want to sum the numbers to the Cell box. See screenshot:
doc count cells containning number 4

3. Click Ok, the numbers in the relative cell have been summed.
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