Easily count cells with multiple OR criteria in Excel

If you are fed up with the COUNTIFS function to count cells based on multiple OR criteria, the Count cells equal to A, B or C feature of Kutools for Excel can do you a favor. With this feature, you can easily count cells with multiple OR criteria in Excel with only several clicks.


Easily count cells which equal to A B or

As the below screenshot shown, the table contains three columns (Name, Age and Gender), if you want to count the number of people whose age =34, 37, please do as follows to achieve it.

1. Select a blank cell to output the result (Here I select G3).

2. Go to the Kutools tab, and then enable the feature by clicking Formula Helper > Statistical > Count cells equal to A B or C. See screenshot:

Note: You can also click Formula Helper > Formula Helper to get into the Formulas Helper dialog box. Then find and select Count cells equal to A B or C option to enable this feature.

3. In the Formulas Helper dialog, you need to configure as follows.

  • In the Range box, select the cells in which you want to count based on multiple OR criteria;
  • In the Criteria 1 box, select the cell containing the first criteria you will count cells based on;
  • In the Criteria 2 box, select the cell containing the second criteria;
  • In the Criteria 3 box, select the cell containing the third criteria;
  • Click OK to start counting. See screenshot:

Tips: You can enter the criteria directly into the Criteria 1, Criteria 2 and Criteria 3 boxes as the below screenshot shown.

Then the result is populated into the selected cell.

Note: If you like this Formula Helper, you can click the Share icon in the Formulas Helper dialog to share it with your friend via email or share to social medias such as Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Weibo.


Demo: Count cells with multiple or criteria in Excel

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