Excel COUNTBLANK Function

This post will guide you how to use the COUNTBLANK function with syntax and examples in Microsoft excel.

Description

The Excel COUNTBLANK function use to count the number of empty cells in a range of cells. So you can use the COUNTBLANK function to get the number of blank cells in a given range in Excel.

This function will not count the cells that contain text, numbers, error.

The COUNTBLANK function is a build-in function in Microsoft Excel and it is categorized as a Statistical Function.

The COUNTBLANK function is available in Excel 2016, Excel 2013, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000, Excel 2011 for Mac.

Syntax

The syntax of the COUNTBLANK function is as below:

= COUNTBLANK (range)

Where the COUNTBLANK function argument is:

  • Range – This is a required argument.  The range from which you wish to count the empty cells.

Note:

  • If one formula that return empty text, and it can be considered blank cell and it will be counted by the COUNTBLANK function.
  • If cells contain zero and it will not be considered blank cell, so it will not be counted.

Excel COUNTBLANK Function Examples

The below examples will show you how to use Excel COUNTBLANK Function to return the number of blank cells in a supplied range of cells.

1# to count empty cells in a given range A1:B3, using the following formula:

=COUNTBLANK(A1:B3)

excel countblank examples1


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