# Count table rows

ROWS(table)

To count rows in an Excel table, you can use the ROWS function. In the example shown, the formula in I4 is:

=ROWS(Table1)

Note: with just the table name, ROWS will count data rows only.

This formula uses structured referencing, a syntax that allows table parts to be called out by name. When a table is called with the name only, Excel returns a reference to the data region of the table only. In this case, the entire table range is B4:F104 so Table1 returns the range B5:F105 to the ROWS function.

ROWS then returns a final result of 100.

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