# Excel: COUNTIF Greater Than Zero

You can use the following basic formula to count the number of cells that have a value greater than zero in Excel:

```=COUNTIF(B2:B11, ">0")
```

This particular formula counts the number of cells in the range B2:B11 that have a value greater than zero.

The following example shows how to use this formula in practice.

## Example: COUNTIF Greater Than Zero in Excel

Suppose we have the following dataset in Excel that shows the number of sales made by various employees at a company during a given month:

We can use the following formula to count the number of employees who made more than zero sales:

`=COUNTIF(B2:B11, ">0")`

The following screenshot shows how to use this formula in practice:

We can see that 6 employees had more than zero sales.

We can confirm this by manually identifying each of these employees:

If you would like to count the number of cells in a range that are equal to or greater than zero, simply use the following formula:

`=COUNTIF(B2:B11, ">=0")`