#### Formula for counting age groups

```Hello all.
I'm a bit of a novice when it come to formulas and have been trying to
figure this out all day so I would really appreciate help sorting this
out.
I have a spreadsheet which contains ages from 18 to 85+ but I need it
to tell me how many of each group (18-64, 65-74, 75-84, 85+).

Thanks

Col
```
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```You can use

=COUNTIF(A2:A2000,">=18")-COUNTIF(A2:A2000,">64")

then

=COUNTIF(A2:A2000,">=65")-COUNTIF(A2:A2000,">74")

and

=COUNTIF(A2:A2000,">=75")-COUNTIF(A2:A2000,">84")

and finally

=COUNTIF(A2:A2000,">=85")

Another way might be using FREQUENCY

--

Regards,

Peo Sjoblom

"techcs" <colinsealeaf@blueyonder.co.uk> wrote in message
> Hello all.
> I'm a bit of a novice when it come to formulas and have been trying to
> figure this out all day so I would really appreciate help sorting this
> out.
> I have a spreadsheet which contains ages from 18 to 85+ but I need it
> to tell me how many of each group (18-64, 65-74, 75-84, 85+).
>
> Thanks
>
> Col

```
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peo.sjoblom (169)
9/26/2008 5:14:26 PM
```On 26 Sep, 18:14, "Peo Sjoblom" <peo.sjob...@mvps.org> wrote:
> You can use
>
> =COUNTIF(A2:A2000,">=18")-COUNTIF(A2:A2000,">64")
>
> then
>
> =COUNTIF(A2:A2000,">=65")-COUNTIF(A2:A2000,">74")
>
> and
>
> =COUNTIF(A2:A2000,">=75")-COUNTIF(A2:A2000,">84")
>
> and finally
>
> =COUNTIF(A2:A2000,">=85")
>
> Another way might be using FREQUENCY
>
> --
>
> Regards,
>
> Peo Sjoblom
>
> "techcs" <colinseal...@blueyonder.co.uk> wrote in message
>
>
>
>
> > Hello all.
> > I'm a bit of a novice when it come to formulas and have been trying to
> > figure this out all day so I would really appreciate help sorting this
> > out.
> > I have a spreadsheet which contains ages from 18 to 85+ but I need it
> > to tell me how many of each group (18-64, 65-74, 75-84, 85+).
> > Please can anyone assist.
>
> > Thanks
>
> > Col- Hide quoted text -
>
> - Show quoted text -

Speedy response.
Many many thanks, saved me a lot of work.

Col
```
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9/26/2008 5:38:06 PM
```Hi,

Suppose your data is in the range D1:D100

1.  In three cells, say A1:A3, enter
64
74
84
2.  Highlight the range B1:B4 (yes B4)
3. Type, but do not enter, the formula

=FREQUENCY(D1:D100,A1:A3)

4. Press Shift+Ctrl+Enter

--
Thanks,
Shane Devenshire

"techcs" wrote:

> Hello all.
> I'm a bit of a novice when it come to formulas and have been trying to
> figure this out all day so I would really appreciate help sorting this
> out.
> I have a spreadsheet which contains ages from 18 to 85+ but I need it
> to tell me how many of each group (18-64, 65-74, 75-84, 85+).
>
> Thanks
>
> Col
>
```
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9/27/2008 6:57:01 AM

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