# How to Use Excel DAVERAGE Function?

Excel DAVERAGE Function: Excel is a spreadsheet program that is developed for WindowsMacAndroid, and iOS. It helps to perform calculations on your PC. If you want to get the average in a given field for records that match the criteria, you can use the DAVARAGE function.

In this article, we are going to see how to use the Excel DAVERAGE Function with its syntax, explanation, and examples. Get an official version of MS Excel from the following link:

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## Description of DAVERAGE Function

• It is one of the built-in functions in Microsoft Excel.
• This function returns the average of records in a list or database that matches certain criteria.

## Syntax

• Here, you will see the syntax of the DAVERAGE function.
• To apply this function on your spreadsheet, you have to select a cell and enter the formula in the following format.
• Once you enter the formula, just click on the button to get the result.

=DAVERAGE(database, field, criteria)

Parameter Description:

• Database – It is the database range including headers.
• Field – This is the field name or index to count.
• Criteria – It is the criteria range including table headers.

Note:
1) You need to give the field argument as a name within the double quotes (” “) or a number representing the field index.
2) The database and criteria range must include the matching headers.
3) If you didn’t give the field argument as a name within the double quotes (” “), then it returns #NAME? Error.

## Example

Let’s see some examples to understand how this function works.

• Initially, you have to open your Excel workbook on your PC and launch a worksheet that has data.
• For example, we have given a range of input values in B5:E10 and the criteria range (B2:E3). The given condition is “Product=Pencil, Qty>5” and the output is displayed in Cell G6.
• Then, we have to apply the above-mentioned formula to get the result, as shown in the following screenshot.
• Finally, we need to click on the button to get the result.
• If you didn’t give the field argument as a name within the double quotes (” “), then it returns #NAME? Error.

### Multi-row Criteria

• Multi-row criteria have one or more rows below the headers. These are joined by using OR logic.
• The expressions in a given criteria row are joined with AND logic.

## Verdict

In the above article, you can clearly understand how to use the Excel DAVERAGE Function with its syntax, explanation, and examples. Drop your feedback in the comment section. To learn more about Excel functions, then visit our webpage Aawexcel.com.

## Video Tutorial

Use the following video to know how to apply the Excel DAVERAGE function in the spreadsheet with examples.