# Count Cells Containing TRUE or FALSE in Excel

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Count the number of cells that contain TRUE, FALSE, or one of the two. This lets you count the logical values in a range in Excel.

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Count Cells that Contain TRUE

Count Cells that Contain FALSE

Count Cells that Contain TRUE or FALSE

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## Count Cells that Contain TRUE

``````=COUNTIF(A1:A5,TRUE)
``````

A1:A5 is the range in which to count; change it to fit your data.

TRUE is the value that we want to count. Note that this does not require quotation marks around it; TRUE and FALSE are special elements in Excel. Result: ## Count Cells that Contain FALSE

``````=COUNTIF(A1:A5,FALSE)
``````

A1:A5 is the range in which to count; change it to fit your data.

FALSE is the value that we want to count. Note that this does not require quotation marks around it; TRUE and FALSE are special elements in Excel. Result: ## Count Cells that Contain TRUE or FALSE

Essentially, we now combine the last two examples into one formula.

``````=COUNTIF(A1:A5,TRUE)+COUNTIF(A1:A5,FALSE)
`````` Result: ## Notes

Excel Function: COUNTIF()

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