Counting the number of unique values

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You can easily count the number of unique values of the range using a simple formula.

For example, you want to count the number of unique values of the range:

Data in Excel 365

You can use the next formula:

= SUM (1 / COUNTIF ($A$2:$A$12, $A$2:$A$12)):

Counting the number of unique values in Excel 365

This formula in Excel for Microsoft 365 has no limitation: If the range contains any blank cells, some previous versions of Excel return an error.

See also this tip in French: Compter le nombre de valeurs uniques.

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