Excel Excel COUNTBLANK function
The COUNTBLANK function returns the number of empty cells. The COUNTBLANK function is a built-in statistical function, which can be used as a worksheet function (WS) in Excel.
Syntax and arguments
The COUNTBLANK function returns the number of blank cells in a range.
The cells that contain empty text “” which is returned by a formula will be counted as empty cells.
Supposing you need to count the number of empty cells in the range B2:D5, please use this formula:
Press Enter key to count the number of empty cells in range B2:D5.
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Excel COUNTA Function
The COUNTA function returns the number of cells that contain number, text, error value or the empty text “”, and excluding the real empty cells.
Excel COUNT Function
The COUNT function is used to count the number of cells that contain numbers, or count the numbers in a list of arguments. Take an instance, COUNT(1,2,3,4,11,2,1,0) returns 8.
Excel COUNTIF Function
The COUNTIF function is a statistical function in Excel which is used to count the number of cells that meet a criterion.
Excel COUNTIFS Function
The COUNTIFS function returns the number of cells that meet one single criterion or multiple criteria. The COUNNTIFS function is one of the built-in statistical function, and it can be used as a worksheet function (WS) in Excel.
Count cells equal to
If you want to count cells exactly match a given criterion, you can choose the COUNTIF function or the SUMPRODUCT (combine with the EXACT function) function to count cells exactly equal to without case sensitive or with case sensitive.
Count cells not equal to
To count the number of cells that contain values that not equal to a specified value, such as below screenshot shown. In Excel, you can use the COUNTIF function to quickly handle this job.
Count cells equal to x or y
If you want to count cells as long as that meet at least one of given conditions (OR logic) in Excel, i.e. count cells equal to either x or y, you can use several COUNTIF formulas or combine the COUNTIF formula and SUM formula to handle this job.