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Dear Richard,

In column A I have a list of codes: EG: FD, OI, PO, etc.
in column B I have 2000 peoples names
In column C I have their ages from say 25 to 75.

I am looking for a formula that will look in column A and where there is code, say FD, then the formula will count the number of people that are greater than age 60.

Thanks,

Dennis

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Dennis

If you have 2013 excel you can use this formula
=COUNTIFS(A1:A2000,"FD",C1:C2000,">60")
Of course you need to change it for each of your criteria.

In earlier versions the function countifs isn't available, so what I used to do is put a formula in another column that compared only two cells and then put a 1 in where both criteria were true, then I simply summed the column.
For example
=IF(AND(A1="FD",C1>60),1,"")

The formula will produce a 1 if both conditions are met and a blank if they are not.  Then you just add up the ones.  You would need to use multiple columns to cover all of your criteria in both codes and ages.

Hope this helps

Richard
Florida
USA

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Can assist you in most areas of Excel, have been working with it for about 15 years in many types of applications, but primarily in financial and accounting applications. I am a CPA and many client or client problems have necessitated the use of excel. I am not an expert in charting, macros, or pivot tables.

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Have been working with Excel for about 20 years primarily in accounting and financial areas.

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