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# Calculate the % of a Category Type "A2" from the entire spreadsheet

Hello Professionals,

My question appears to be a complicated one, but I am hoping someone can provide me with a solution.

I am compiling a spreadsheet with different categories (i.e. name: "A2") in column D.

How do I find the % of all "A2's" in column D, for the entire spreadsheet?

For example, if there are twenty"A2" in column D, and the total number of items are 80, how do I produce a value of 25%?

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best response confirmed by MrMoses (New Contributor)
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# Re: Calculate the % of a Category Type "A2" from the entire spreadsheet

You can use

=COUNTIF(D:D,"A2")/COUNTA(D:D)

and format the cell with this formula as a percentage. If you want to exclude one or more header rows: let's say your data begin in row 4, and will never extend below row 1000.

=COUNTIF(D4:D1000,"A2")/COUNTA(D4:D1000)

# Re: Calculate the % of a Category Type "A2" from the entire spreadsheet

Awesome Hans! Thank you!