Excel Daverage Function

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


The Excel DAVERAGE function calculates the average of values in a column of a list or database that match conditions you specify.

The DAVERAGE function is a build-in function in Microsoft Excel and it is categorized as a Database Function.

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


The syntax of the DAVERAGE function is as below:

= DAVERAGE(database, field, criteria)

Where the DAVERAGE function arguments are:

  • Database -This is a required argument.  The range of cells that containing the database.
  • Field – This is a required argument.  The column to average the values.
  • Criteria – The range of cells that contains the conditions that you specify.

Excel DAVERAGE Function Examples

The below examples will show you how to use Excel DAVERAGE Function to average all numbers in a column of a list or database based on a given criteria.

#1 =DAVERAGE(A1:C10,C1,E1:E2)

excel daverage function example1

Note: The above formula will return the average cost of project excel in the three quarter.



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