# excel get count of distinct names where column C is blank

I have a a spreadsheet and I  trying to get a few counts ( need formulas)
1.count of distinct names in column A where the value in column C is blank
2. count of distinct names in column A where the vale of B is 2 and the value of column C is blank

I then need a formula that will allow me to have values of the items it counted in another sheet  ( not the count of 1 & 2, a sheet for 1 and a sheet for 2)

Possible?
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Assuming you have data in rows 2 to 100 you can use these formulas:

=SUM(IF(FREQUENCY(IF(C2:C100="",IF(A2:A100<>"",MATCH(A2:A100,A2:A100,0))),ROW(A2:A100)-ROW(A2)+1),1))

and

=SUM(IF(FREQUENCY(IF(C2:C100="",IF(B2:B100=2,IF(A2:A100<>"",MATCH(A2:A100,A2:A100,0)))),ROW(A2:A100)-ROW(A2)+1),1))

Then to list those in a separate sheet you can use this formula for the first

=IFERROR(INDEX(Sheet1!A\$2:A\$100,MATCH(1,(Sheet1!C\$2:C\$100="")*(COUNTIF(A\$1:A1,Sheet1!A\$2:A\$100)=0),0)),"")

and similar for the second

All formulas are "array formulas" so need to be confirmed with CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER in the first cell - if done correctly you will see curly braces like { and } around the formula - and then copy down the column

See attached

Clearly, once you have listed the names by criteria you could simply count the names on that list rather than using the first formulas I suggested, e.g. this formula to count non-blank entries

=COUNTIF(Sheet2!A2:A100,"?*")

regards, barry
distinct-count.xlsx
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Author Commented:
Hi

Thanks

Instead of using a1:a100 I am using the defined name of the sheet.
Team[name]

How can I edit this formula for that.?
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You can replace most of the references with a named range or structured reference, but in some of my formulas there are references to the first cell in the range and/or an increasing range, which would still need to referenced as a normal cell reference - see revised version attached

If you can't make that work then can you post your data or a sample of it?

regards, barry
distinct-count2.xlsx
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Author Commented:
Hi

Is it possible to post the formula in the thread, I can't open the docs
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Author Commented:
Is it possible to add an "or" statement in there.

If row b equals 2 or row b equals 3?
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IT ConsultancyCommented:
Unless I am reading it wrong it sounds like an easy way would be a pivot table for Sheet1 and Sheet2?

Have attached an example
EE-Q28690044.xlsx
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Principal Systems EngineerCommented:
This is in response post

Is it possible to add an "or" statement in there.

If row b equals 2 or row b equals 3?

Try following simple equation

=SUM(COUNTIFS(B1:B99,{"2","3"},C1:C99,""))

This gives count of rows where b is either 2 or 3 and   c is blank
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Principal Systems EngineerCommented:
Applied to your question,  following could work.
This will

count of distinct names in column A where  (B is 2 or 3) and  (C ="")

=SUM(IF(FREQUENCY(IF(C2:C100="",IF(B2:B100={2,3},IF(A2:A100<>"",MATCH(A2:A100,A2:A100,0)))),ROW(A2:A100)-ROW(A2)+1),1))
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