How to Count Row That Contain Specific Value in Excel

This post will guide you how to count rows that contain a specific text or number in Excel 2013/2016 or Excel office 365. How do I count the number of rows that contain a particular value while working with your current worksheet in Excel. And you can do this by a array formula based on the SUM function, the MMULT function, the TRANSPOSE function and the COLUMN function in Excel.

General Formula:


The below general formula can help you to count rows that have specific values in Excel. Like this:

=SUM(--(MMULT(--(criteria), TRANSPOSE(COLUMN(Range)))>0))

Note: this formula is an array formula and you have to press “CTRL + SHITF +Enter” to change it from a normal formula to a array formula.

Count Row That Contain Specific Value


Assuming that you have a data of list in range B2:C6. And you want to know the number of rows that have a particular value 60 in your given range of cells.  And you can refer to the above generic formula to create a new array formula. Like this:

=SUM(--(MMULT(--(B1:C6=60),TRANSPOSE(COLUMN(B1:C6)))>0))

count row that contain specific value1

Let’s See That How This Formula Works:

=--(B2:C6=60)

count row that contain specific value2

This formula is a logic criteria, and it is used to generate a TRUE and FALSE array result, and the double negative operator can be used to force the TRUE and FALSE values to 1 and 0 respectively.

{0,0;1,0;0,1;1,0;0,1;0,0}

count row that contain specific value3

The Column function can be used to get the column number in an array format. And the TRANSPOSE function is used to change the column array format to row array.

Finally, the SUM function will count all those rows that have your specific value in the given range of cells.

Related Functions


  • Excel COLUMN function
    The Excel COLUMN function returns the first column number of the given cell reference.The syntax of the COLUMN function is as below:=COLUMN ([reference])….
  • Excel SUM function
    The Excel SUM function will adds all numbers in a range of cells and returns the sum of these values. You can add individual values, cell references or ranges in excel.The syntax of the SUM function is as below:= SUM(number1,[number2],…)…
  • Excel TRANSPOSE function
    Excel TRANSPOSE formula allows you to rotate (swap) values from rows to columns and vice versa in Excel.The Excel TRANSPOSE Function syntax:=TRANSLATE (range) …

 

Related Posts

Excel TRANSPOSE Function

Excel TRANSPOSE formula allows you to rotate (swap) values from rows to columns and vice versa in Excel. Its goal, as a component of the Excel lookup and reference functions, is to arrange data in the appropriate manner. To run ...

Extract or Filter Horizontal Data

You might have been through this kind of situation where you need to filter out the horizontal data from the list having few columns. I am also pretty sure about it that you might have chosen to do it manually, ...

Filter And Transpose Data From Horizontal To Vertical
filter and transpose horizontal to vertical1

This post will show you how to use Filter function and in combination with Transpose function to filter data from horizontal and transpose data as vertical in Microsoft Excel. You can refer to the below general formula based on TRANSPOSE ...

How to Sum in Vertical Range
How to Sum in Vertical Range 8

If we want to add numbers based on some conditions in Excel worksheet, we can add criteria with the help of SUMIFS function, SUMIFS can filter data with multiple criteria effectively. In this article, we will introduce you the method ...

How to Sum in Horizontal Range
How to Sum in Horizontal Range9

To add numbers together we need to apply SUM function. But if we want to add numbers based on some conditions, we can add criteria with the help of SUMIFS function, SUMIFS can filter data with multiple criteria effectively. In ...

How to Sum with Criteria and Or Logic in Excel
How to Sum with Criteria and Or Logic in Excel 8

To add numbers together we need to apply SUM function. And if we want to add numbers based on some conditions, we can add criteria with the help of SUMIFS function, SUMIFS can filter data with multiple criteria effectively. If ...

How To Sum the Largest N Values in Excel

Sometimes we may want to sum the largest N numbers or top N numbers in a range. In this article, we will show you the method of “SUM the Largest N Numbers” by a simple formula which consist of SUMPRODUCT ...

How to Sum for Cell Contains Formula Only in Excel
How to Sum for Cell Contains Formula Only in Excel 9

Sometimes values are created by formulas in cells. If we want to sum values which are created by formulas from a range, but some values which are hardcoded also list in the same range, how can we filter out matched ...

How to Sum the Smallest N Values in Excel

Sometimes we may want to sum the first smallest N numbers in a range in Excel. In this article, we will show you the method of “SUM the Smallest N Numbers” by a simple formula which consist of SUMPRODUCT and ...

How to Subtotal Values for Groups and Only Keep One Subtotal for A Group in Column

Sometimes we may meet the case that subtotal values for different groups and only record a subtotal value for one group in a column, for other cells in this group, keep them blank. Today we will introduce you how can ...

Sidebar