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How To Use Excel COUNT Function

How to use Excel COUNT function

SUMMARY INFO

All the basic information regarding Excel COUNT function is listed in the table below. (This data is regularly updated from Microsoft and several resources)

Function: COUNT
Function Category: Statistical
Description: Counts how many numbers are in the list of arguments
Return Value: A number representing a count of numbers.
Syntax: =COUNT (value1, [value2], …)
Applies to: Excel 2016, Excel 2013, Excel 2011 for Mac, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000
Other languages: English: COUNT
French: NB
German: ANZAHL
Spanish: CONTAR
Dutch: AANTAL
Italian: CONTA.NUMERI
Russian: СЧЁТ
Danish: TÆL
Swedish: ANTAL
Portuguese (Brazil): CONT.NÚM
Polish: ILE.LICZB
Finnish: LASKE
Norwegian: ANTALL
Portuguese (Portugal): CONTAR
Czech: POČET
Hungarian: DARAB
Turkish: BAĞ_DEĞ_SAY
All Other Languages: COUNT
Related Functions: COUNTA, COUNTIF, COUNTIFS

 

FUNCTION DETAILS

Syntax details with an example regarding the correct usage of function can be seen below.

Excel-Count-Function

=COUNT (value1, [value2], …)

value1 An item, cell reference, or range.
value2 [optional] An item, cell reference, or range.

 

VIDEO EXAMPLES

Check the video below to see How to use Excel COUNT function with some examples:

 

LINKS AND RESOURCES

Here we provide a list of useful links which we think can be useful while trying to learn the function usage with some examples and tips.

Microsoft Office support page – Excel COUNT function:
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/COUNT-function-a59cd7fc-b623-4d93-87a4-d23bf411294c

 

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