How do I count a specific word in a column?

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hello you Excel-lent people,  How do I count a specific word in a column?  Here, I would like to count the word 'Overdue' and have the total in C2

 

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@Jella510 Perhaps like in the picture below:

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@Jella510 

Alternative proposed solution

SUMIFS function

=SUMIF(C4:C12,"Overdue")

 

COUNTIFS applies criteria to cells across multiple ranges and counts the number of times all criteria are met. SUMIFS adds the cells in a range that meet multiple criteria.

 

 

Thank you for your patience and time.

 

Nikolino

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