Countif of Blanks

How do I do a "countif" formula for blank cells? I want it to count the blank cell from C2:C27, any idea how to do this?
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StephenJRCommented:
=COUNTBLANK(C2:C27)

if they truly are blank.
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Shanan212Commented:
=COUNTBLANK(C2:C27)

or

=COUNTIF(C2:C17,"")
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Philippe DamervalSenior Analyst ProgrammerCommented:
Which version of excel?
If it is the latest, you can achieve this by typing this formula:
=COUNTBLANK(C2:C27)
You can count the nonblank values by typing:
=COUNTA(C2:C27)

HTH,

Philippe
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Saqib Husain, SyedEngineerCommented:
for 2003 you can use

=ROWS(C2:C27)-COUNTA(C2:C27)
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Anthony MellorChartered AccountantCommented:
if you know the number of rows involved then this does it:

Count if blank simple
=24-COUNT(C2:C25)


edit: actually, the comment above with =counta() is better
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