How to calculate standard error of the mean in Excel?

The standard error is an important statistic parameter. But do you know how to figure it out during sampling distribution? This article will show you the formula to calculate the standard error of the mean in Excel.

Calculate standard error of the mean in Excel


Calculate standard error of the mean in Excel

As you know, the Standard Error = Standard deviation / square root of total number of samples, therefore we can translate it to Excel formula as Standard Error = STDEV(sampling range)/SQRT(COUNT(sampling range)).

For example, your sampling range is paced in the Range B1:G4 as below screenshot shown. You can select the cell you will place the calculated result, type the formula =STDEV(B1:G4)/SQRT(COUNT(B1:G4)), and press the Enter key. See screenshot:

Now you can get the standard error of mean as below screenshot shown:


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    Anouar · 8 months ago
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    Caroline · 1 years ago
    This was so helpful, thank you so much!!