COUNTA

Returns the number of values in a data set.

Returns the number of values in a data set.

Sample usage

COUNTA(A2:A100,B2:B100,4,26)

COUNTA(1,2,3,4,5,C6:C20)

Syntax

COUNTA(value1, [value2, ...])

  • value1 – The first value or range to consider when counting.

  • value2, ...[ OPTIONAL ] – Additional values or ranges to consider when counting.

Notes

  • Although COUNTA is specified as taking a maximum of 30 arguments, Google Sheets supports an arbitrary number of arguments for this function.

  • COUNTA counts all values in a data set, including those which appear more than once and text values (including zero-length strings and whitespace). To count unique values, use COUNTUNIQUE. To count only numeric values use COUNT.

See also

MODE: Returns the most commonly occurring value in a data set.

DCOUNTA: Counts values, including text, selected from a database table-like array or range using a SQL-like query.

DCOUNT: Counts numerical values selected from a database table-like array or range using an SQL-like query.

COUNTUNIQUE: Counts the number of unique values in a list of specified values and ranges.

COUNTIF: Returns a conditional count across a range.

COUNTBLANK: Returns the number of empty cells in a given range.

COUNT:

Returns the number of numeric values in a data set.

Returns the number of numeric values in a data set.

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