Count cells that are blank in Excel
Counts the number of blank cells in the argument range


Count only blank cells


The Excel COUNTBLANK function returns the count of blank cells within the reference arguments ignoring number and text cells.
For example, if A1:A10 contains three empty cells and remaining are filled with any value, to count blanks in the range A1:A10; =COUNTBLANK(A1:A10) will return 3 (ignoring any value in reference).




range – Reference to count the blank cells.

Return Value

An Integer indicating counts of blank cells.

Key Notes

The COUNTBLANK function counts only blank cells in given range (value)
A cell with any value including zero or space is not counted.

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