How to Sum Values Based on Criteria in Another Column in Excel?
In Excel, we can approach the problem in two ways. [SUMIF Formula and Excel Pivot]
Sample data: Sales Report Template
We are creating a summary table for Total Product sales.
Approach 1: Excel Formula SUMIF
Step 1: Copy “Column A” Products and then paste into “Column F”
Step 2: Remove duplicate products in “Column F”
Step 3: Type “Sales” in cell G1.
Step 4: Now make use of the below formula.
SUMIF(range, criteria, [sum_range])
- range : Required. Excel range of cells, to apply criteria.
- criteria : Required. criteria example : 12, “>12”, t7, “5?” or “blue*”.
- sum_range : optional. Excel range to add
Now write SUMIF() in cell G2
Step 5: Select cell G2 and drag till cell G6
Approach 2: Using Pivot table
Step 1: Select the entire data range (A1:C21)
Step 2: Now click Insert >> PivotTable to open the Create PivotTable dialog box
Step 3: In the PivotTable Fields pane, drag the criteria column name (Product) to the Rows section, drag the column you will sum (Sales), and move to the Values section
Pivot Table: Total Products Sales [Column E and F]