# Sum visible rows in a filtered list

=SUBTOTAL(9,range)

To sum *visible values* rows in a filtered list (i.e. exclude rows that are "filtered out"), use the SUBTOTAL function with function number 9 or 109. In the example shown, the formula in F2 is:

=SUBTOTAL(9,F5:F14)

What makes SUBTOTAL especially useful is that it *automatically ignores rows that are hidden in a filtered list or table*. You can use this feature when you need to count, sum, average, etc. values that are *visible*. In other words, you can use SUBTOTAL to perform calculations that exclude "filtered out" values.

The SUBTOTAL function provides many options for calculations, determined by a function number provided as the first argument.

To sum only the visible rows, use the SUBTOTAL function with function number 9 or 109. In the example shown, a filter has been applied to the data, and the goal is to sum the values in column F that are still visible. The formula used is:

=SUBTOTAL(9,F5:F14)

which returns the sum, $9.54, the total for the 7 rows that are still visible.

If you are hiding rows manually (i.e. right-click, Hide), use this version instead:

=SUBTOTAL(109,F5:F14)

Using 109 for the function number tells SUBTOTAL to ignore manually hidden rows.

*By changing the function number, the SUBTOTAL function can perform many other calculations (e.g. COUNT, SUM, MAX, MIN, etc.). See the full list of function numbers on this page).*

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