EXCEL FUNCTION – SUMIFS

How to use “SUMIFS” function in Excel

SUMIFS function is used to get the “total sum” of values for matching criteria across range.

SUMIFS Function has required arguments i.e. sum_range, criteria_range1, criteria1 and Optional arguments i.e. [criteria_range2, criteria2]… We can place add more than one range to include multiple criteria or conditions.

Syntax:
=SUMIFS(sum_range, criteria_range1, criteria1, [criteria_range2, criteria2]…)
Syntax Description:

sum_range argument is used to give cell range; those are to be added together as per the criteria mentioned below

criteria_range1 argument is used to give the range in which criteria1 needs to find

criteria1 argument is used to give criteria for sum. We can give value (example “A”, >10, 50) or cell reference# (example: E2) in this argument

[criteria_range2] optional argument is used to give the ANOTHER range in which criteria2 needs to find

[criteria2] optional argument is used to give criteria2 for sum. Value or cell reference# can be given.

Kindly note, we can add multiple criteria in the function by separating them with Comma (,)

Example 1: SUMIFS function with Multiple Criteria

Here, we have details and want to get the total sales of APAC region (criteria1) for Product 1 (criteria2).

  • “Column A to C” has Sales details,
  • “Column E” shows the sample criteria1, that is to be added,
  • “Column F” shows the sample criteria2, that is to be added,
  • “Column G” shows the sample formula applied,
  • “Column H” shows the output of the function and,
  • Explanation is provided in Column “I”

We will be using SUMIFS function as follows:

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