Count [count]

An illustration of a package of 30 pencils.
The count [count] attribute defines the quantity of units contained in a package that may be purchased as a single item with a unique GTIN. Some examples of how to use count include:
  • A box of hydrating facial masks would have a count [count] equal to the number of units in the box
  • A bottle of vitamin supplement caplets would have a count [count] equal to the number of caplets in the bottle and bottles are sold in 30, 90 and 180 caplet bottle sizes

When to use

Required for all products in an item group that vary by count. Recommended for all products for which count is an important, distinguishing attribute.


Follow these formatting guidelines to make sure we understand the data you're submitting.

Type Integer + unit of measurement (Unicode characters. Recommended: ASCII only)
Limits Up to 1000 characters
Repeated field No


File format Example value
Text (TSV) 30 caplets
XML (Feeds) <g:count>30 caplets</g:count>


Follow these guidelines to make sure you submit high-quality data for your products.

Minimum requirements

These are the requirements you'll need to meet to upload data for your products. If you don't follow these requirements, we'll disapprove this attribute and let you know in the Diagnostics page of your Manufacturer Center account.

Do not include merchant-defined packages that contain multiple units of a product.


Product data for a container with 30 caplets
Attribute Value
Count [count] 30 caplets


Product data for a product with 4 pens
Attribute Value
Count [count] 4 pens


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