## Quick Intro

Use Excel COUNTA Function to count non-blank cells. In simple words, COUNTA Function can count the cell which has any type of value in it.

## Syntax

**COUNTA(value1, [value2], …)**

**value1**A value, a cell reference, a range of cells or an array.**[value2]**A value, a cell reference, a range of cells or an array.

## More Information on Excel COUNTA Function

- It will count cell which has
- A text
- A number
- A formula
- A cell with a formula resulting in an empty cell.
- A symbol
- An error

- You can provide up to 255 arguments.
- You can also insert arguments directly into the function.

## Examples

In the below example, I have used COUNTA Function to count cells from range A1:A11.

There are total 11 cells in the range and function has return 10. I have one blank cell in the range which is ignored by the function. In rest of the cells, I have numbers, text, logical value and a symbol.

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## What’s Next?

To learn more about Excel AVERAGE Function you can check Microsoft’s Help Section. And, if you have a unique idea to use it, I would love to hear from you.

There is also you have AVERAGEA function which is highly useful. Apart from this, I have a list of excel functions and some real life formulas examples.

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