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How To Use Excel COUNTA Function

How to use Excel COUNTA function

SUMMARY INFO

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

Function: COUNTA
Function Category: Statistical
Description: Counts how many values are in the list of arguments
Return Value: A number representing non-blank cells.
Syntax: =COUNTA (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: COUNTA
French: NBVAL
German: ANZAHL2
Spanish: CONTARA
Dutch: AANTALARG
Italian: CONTA.VALORI
Russian: СЧЁТЗ
Danish: TÆLV
Swedish: ANTALV
Portuguese (Brazil): CONT.VALORES
Polish: ILE.NIEPUSTYCH
Finnish: LASKE.A
Norwegian: ANTALLA
Portuguese (Portugal): CONTAR.VAL
Czech: POČET2
Hungarian: DARAB2
Turkish: BAĞ_DEĞ_DOLU_SAY
All Other Languages: COUNTA
Related Functions: COUNT, COUNTIF, COUNTIFS

 

FUNCTION DETAILS

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

how-to-use-excel-COUNTA-function

=COUNTA (value1, [value2], …)

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

 

VIDEO EXAMPLES

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LINKS AND RESOURCES

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

Microsoft Office support page – COUNTA Excel function:
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/COUNTA-function-7dc98875-d5c1-46f1-9a82-53f3219e2509

 

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