When to use Excel COUNTBLANK Function

COUNTBALNK function can be used when you have to count all the empty cells in a range.

What it Returns

It returns a number that represents the number of cells that are empty.



Input Arguments

range – it is the range in which you want to count the blank cells.

Additional Notes

Cells with formulas that return “” (empty text) are considered blank and are counted. Cells that contain, text, numbers, errors, etc. are not counted. Cells that contain zero are considered not blank and will not be counted.

Excel COUNTBLANK Function – Live Example

Related Excel Functions:

Excel COUNT Function. Excel COUNTA Function. Excel COUNTIF Function. Excel COUNTIFS Function.

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