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## How do I count values based on criteria in another column in Excel?

4 Ways to Count One Column in Excel If Another Column Meets…

- Using COUNTIF Function. You can count one column based on criteria in another column by using the COUNTIF function.
- Using COUNTIFS Function.
- Using SUMPRODUCT Function.
- Using Pivot Table.

## How do you count the number of unique values in a column based on another column?

Method 1: Combine the UNIQUE, LEN, and FILTER Functions to Count Unique Values Based on Criteria in Another Column

- =SUM(–(LEN(UNIQUE(FILTER( B5:B14 , C5:C14 = F8 ,””)))>0))
- =SUM(–(LEN(UNIQUE(FILTER( B5:B14 ,( C5:C14 = G8 )*( D5:D14 = G9 ),””)))>0))
- =IFERROR(ROWS(UNIQUE(FILTER( B5:B14 , C5:C14 = G8 ))), 0)

**Can you use Countif on two columns?**

Excel COUNTIFS – things to remember! Each additional range must have the same number of rows and columns as the first range (criteria_range1 argument). Both contiguous and non-contiguous ranges are allowed. If the criteria is a reference to an empty cell, the COUNTIFS function treats it as a zero value (0).

**How do I count cells based on another cell values?**

Count with Multiple Criteria – Text and Numbers

- Select the cell in which you want to see the total.
- Type an equal sign (=) to start the formula.
- Type: COUNTIFS(
- Select the cells that contain the values to check for the first criterion.
- Type a comma, and the first criterion: “Pen”

### How do I count data in different columns in Excel?

Use AutoSum by selecting a range of cells that contains at least one numeric value. Then on the Formulas tab, click AutoSum > Count Numbers.

### How do I count values in different columns in Excel?

The following COUNT function example uses one argument — a reference to cells A1:A5.

- Enter the sample data on your worksheet.
- In cell A7, enter an COUNT formula, to count the numbers in column A: =COUNT(A1:A5)
- Press the Enter key, to complete the formula.
- The result will be 3, the number of cells that contain numbers.

**How do you count unique values in two columns?**

Count the number of unique values by using a filter

- Select the range of cells, or make sure the active cell is in a table.
- On the Data tab, in the Sort & Filter group, click Advanced.
- Click Copy to another location.
- In the Copy to box, enter a cell reference.
- Select the Unique records only check box, and click OK.

**How do I compare and count two columns in Excel?**

To compare two columns and count differences by cells, you can use the Conditional Formatting function to highlight the duplicates first, then use the Filter function to count the total differences. 1. Select the column you want to count the differences, click Home > Conditional Formatting > New Rule.

#### How do I count cells matching in two columns in Excel?

Excel allows a user to compare two columns by using the SUMPRODUCT function….Using the SUMPRODUCT to Count Matches Between Two Columns

- Select cell F2 and click on it.
- Insert the formula: =SUMPRODUCT(–(B3:B12 = C3:C12))
- Press enter.

#### How do I count values in multiple columns?

If there are more than two criteria that you want to count in one column, just use =COUNTIF(range1, criteria1) + COUNTIF(range2, criteria2) + COUNTIF(range3, criteria3)+…

**How do I count matching data in Excel?**

Count cells equal to

- Generic formula. =COUNTIF(range,value)
- To count the number of cells equal to a specific value, you can use the COUNTIF function. In the example shown, H6 contains this formula:
- In this example, the goal is to count cells equal to a specific value.

**How do I auto count data in Excel?**

## How do I count data in multiple columns in Excel?

2. If there are more than two criteria that you want to count in one column, just use =COUNTIF(range1, criteria1) + COUNTIF(range2, criteria2) + COUNTIF(range3, criteria3)+…

## How do I compare two columns in Excel to count?

**How do you compare two columns in Excel and find matches?**

Example 1. Compare two columns for matches or differences in the same row

- To compare two columns in Excel row-by-row, write a usual IF formula that compares the first two cells.
- The result may look similar to this:
- =IF(EXACT(A2, B2), “Match”, “”)
- =IF(AND(A2=B2, A2=C2), “Full match”, “”)