STDEVP

Calculates the standard deviation based on an entire population.

Sample usage

STDEVP(1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10)

STDEVP(A2:A100)

Syntax

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

  • value1 – The first value or range of the population.

  • value2, ... – Additional values or ranges to include in the population.

Notes

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

  • If the total number of values supplied as value arguments is not at least two, STDEVP will return the #DIV/0! error.

  • STDEVP will return an error if any of the value arguments include text. To calculate standard deviation while interpreting text values as 0, use STDEVPA.

  • STDEVP calculates standard deviation for an entire population. To calculate standard deviation across a sample, use STDEV.

  • STDEVP is equivalent to the square root of the variance, or SQRT(VARP(...)) using the same data set.

See also

VARPA: Calculates the variance based on an entire population, setting text to the value '0'.

VARP: Calculates the variance based on an entire population.

VARA: Calculates the variance based on a sample, setting text to the value '0'.

VAR: Calculates the variance based on a sample.

STDEVPA: Calculates the standard deviation based on an entire population, setting text to the value '0'.

STDEVA: Calculates the standard deviation based on a sample, setting text to the value `0`.

STDEV: The STDEV function calculates the standard deviation based on a sample.

SKEW: Calculates the skewness of a data set, which describes the symmetry of that data set about the mean.

KURT: Calculates the kurtosis of a data set, which describes the shape and in particular the 'peakedness' of that data set.

DVARP: Returns the variance of an entire population selected from a database table-like array or range using an SQL-like query.

DVAR: Returns the variance of a population sample selected from a database table-like array or range using an SQL-like query.

DSTDEVP: Returns the standard deviation of an entire population selected from a database table-like array or range using an SQL-like query.

DSTDEV: Returns the standard deviation of a population sample selected from a database table-like array or range using an SQL-like query.

DEVSQ: Calculates the sum of squares of deviations based on a sample.

AVEDEV: Calculates the average of the magnitude of deviations of data from a data set's mean.

Examples

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