Adding a Running Balance Calculation Column in Microsoft Excel 2010


In this article, we will learn how to add a running balance calculation column in Microsoft Excel 2010.

To add a running balance, we will use calculating field feature in pivot table.
Let us take an example:

  • We have a product list in column A, Debit amount in column B & Credit amount in column C.


  • We have to create a pivot table
  • Click on ANALYZE ribbon
  • In Calculations group, click on Fields, Items, & Sets
  • Click on Calculated Field


  • Insert Calculated Field dialog box will appear.


  • In Name box, enter the name as Running Balance
  • In Formula box, enter formula as = Credit-Debit


  • Click on Ok, and you will see a new column will be inserted next to the Product list.


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