# How to use the Excel DCOUNT function

In this article, we will learn about how to use the DCOUNT function in Excel.

The DCOUNT function in Excel returns the number of fields containing numeric values on a selected set of tables
Syntax:

=DCOUNT (database, [field], criteria)

database : including headers
field : matched header
criteria : including headers

Let’s understand this function using it an example.

Here we have a table we need to count fields having certain condition.

Use the formula to count fields having city “Boston” & “Quantity” greater than 30.

=DCOUNT(A1:F15,"Quantity",A17:F18)

The count is 7.

Now

Use the formula to count fields having city “Los Angeles” & “TotalPrice” less than 100.

=DCOUNT(A1:F15,"TotalPrice",A17:F18)

The count is 2.

Use the DCOUNTA function to count number fields having condition not only on numeric values.

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