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How to subtotal only the visible cells after filtering in Excel?

Author: Siluvia Last Modified: 2019-11-01

Supposing you have calculated the total value from a column with the Sum function. When filtering data in the column, the Sum function adds both the visible cells and the hidden cells. If you only want to subtotal the visible cells after filtering, methods in this tutorial will help you.

Subtotal only visible cells after filtering with the Subtotal function
Subtotal only visible cells after filtering with an amazing tool

Subtotal only visible cells after filtering with the Subtotal function

Actually, the Subtotal function can help you to sum only the visible cells after filtering in Excel. Please do as follows.




  • Funtion_num (Required): A number from 1 to 11 or 101 to 111 that specifies the function to use for the subtotal.
  • Ref1 (Required): A named range or reference you want to subtotal.
  • Ref2 (Optional): A named range or reference you want to subtotal.

1. Select a blank cell, copy the below formula into it and press the Enter key.



  • In the formula, number 9 means that you specify the sum function to the subtotal; C2:C13 is the range you will subtotal.
  • You can change the number 9 to any number mentioned in the below table based on your needs.
(includes manually hidden rows)
(excludes manually hidden rows)
 1  101  AVERAGE
 2  102  COUNT
 3  103  COUNTA
 4  104  MAX
 5  105  MIN
 6  106  PRODUCT
 7  107  STDEV
 8  108  STDEVP
 9  109  SUM
 10  110  VAR
 11  111  VARP

From now on, when you filter the column data, the SUBTOTAL function only sum the visible cells as the below screenshot shown.

Subtotal only visible cells after filtering with an amazing tool

Here recommend the SUMVISIBLE cells function of Kutools for Excel for you. With this function, you can easily sum only visible cells in a certain range with several clicks.

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

1. Select a blank cell to output the result, click Kutools > Kutools Functions > Statistical & Math > SUMVISIBLE. See screenshot:

2. In the Function Arguments dialog, select the range you will subtotal and then click the OK button.

Then you can see a formula is created in the selected cell. When you filter the column data, only the visible cells are summed.

  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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