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COUNTA Function

Counts the number of cells that are not empty in a range

by Charley Kyd, MBA
Microsoft Excel MVP, 2005-2014
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COUNTA(value1, value2, ...)

  • value1  Required. The first argument with a reference or array you want to count.
  • value2, ...  Optional. Additional arguments with a reference or array you want to count, up to a maximum of 255 arguments.

Applies To

Excel 2003 and above


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Examples for Excel's COUNTA function

The COUNTA function counts everything that's not a blank, including text, numbers, logical results, and errors.

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