What is a positive number?
I know that you know, but still. Any value/number greater than 0 is a positive number. Numbers equal to 0 or greater than zero are non-negative numbers.
To count cells that contain positive values, only we can use excel COUNTIF function.
The generic formula to Count cell containing positive values only
Range: the excel range in which you want to count cells having positive numbers (greater than 0).
”>0”: Criteria greater than 0.
The generic formula to count cells containing non-negative numbers.
Range: the excel range in which you want to count cells having number non-negative (number greater than or equal to 0).
”>0”: Criteria non-negative values.
Let’s see an example.
Example: Count If Positive Number
Here we have this table that contains some numbers. The table contains some negative numbers, some positive numbers, blank cells, and zeros.
The first task is to count positive numbers only (numbers greater than 0).
The formula returns 5. Since it contains five positive values that are greater than zero.
2.Count if cells containing non-negative numbers only (>=0):
Write this formula in cell E2 to get cell count containing positive numbers or say non-negative numbers.
The formula returns 8. Because the range includes 0 too. And this formula contains them also.
Note that blank cells are ignored and not counted. To include them too, add the count of blank cells to formula.
This will return 14.
So this how you can count positive numbers or cells containing positive numbers only. This formula works in all versions of Excel, including excel 2019. Let me know if you have any particular query in regarding this.
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