# Question: How do I do a Countif in a pivot table?

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## Can you use Countif in pivot table?

There isnt a built-in Unique Count feature in a normal pivot table, but in this tutorial, youll see how to get a unique count of items in a pivot table. In Excel 2010, and later versions, use a technique that Pivot the Pivot table. Or, in older versions, add a new column to the source data, and Use CountIf.

## How do I count unique values in a pivot table?

In the Value Field Settings dialog, click Summarize Values By tab, and then scroll to click Distinct Count option, see screenshot: 5. And then click OK, you will get the pivot table which count only the unique values.

## How do you calculate items in a pivot table?

Modify a Calculated ItemIn the pivot table, select one of the Order Status items. On the Ribbons Options tab, click Calculations.Click Fields, Items & Sets, and then click Calculated Item. In the Calculate Item dialog box, click the drop down arrow for the Name box. •Jul 11, 2021

## What is calculated field in PivotTable?

A calculated field becomes a new field in the pivot table, and its calculation can use the sum of other fields. Calculated fields appear with the other value fields in the pivot table. Like other value fields, a calculated fields name may be preceded by Sum of. Calculated fields appear in the PivotTable Field List.

## Why doesnt my Excel have distinct count?

Check the box there for Add this data to the Data Model. Click on OK. Now build your Pivot Table. Right click on any number in the value area section and under Summarise by > More options, the last item should be Distinct Count.

## What is difference between count and distinct count?

Count would show a result of all records while count distinct will result in showing only distinct count. For instance, a table has 5 records as a,a,b,b,c then Count is 5 while Count distinct is 3.

## How is distinct count calculated?

You can use the combination of the SUM and COUNTIF functions to count unique values in Excel. The syntax for this combined formula is = SUM(IF(1/COUNTIF(data, data)=1,1,0)). Here the COUNTIF formula counts the number of times each value in the range appears.

## Why does distinct count not show in pivot table?

You may not see the distinct count (and the data model) when opened in an older version that doesnt support it. When you add your data to a Data Model and make a Pivot Table, it will not show the options to add calculated fields and calculated columns.