Looking for ways to calculate the total percentage from multiple percentages in Excel? Then, this is the right place for you. Here, you will find 3 effective ways to calculate the total percentage in Excel.

## What Is Percentage?

The percentage is a comparative figure representing **100ths** of any amount.

The basic **formula of Percentage** is:

`Percentage = (Part/Total) * 100`

## How to Calculate Percentages in Excel

You can calculate the percentage in Excel by following some easy steps. Suppose you have a dataset containing the name of some **Products**, and the number of **Ordered **and **Received **items. Now, we will show you how you can **calculate **the **Percentage of Received Orders** using this dataset.

**Steps:**

- Firstly, select cell range
**E5:E11**. - Then, go to the
**Home tab**>> click on**Number**>> click on**Number Format**.

- Next, click on
**Percentage**.

- Now, select
**Cell E5**and insert the following formula.

`=D5/C5`

- Then, press
**Enter**. - After that, drag down the
**Fill Handle**tool to**AutoFill**the formula for the rest of the cells.

**Received**items in

**Cell D5**by the values of

**Ordered items**in

**Cell C5**.

- Finally, you will get all the values of the
**Percentage of Received Orders**.

## How to Calculate Total Percentage from Multiple Percentages in Excel: 3 Effective Ways

Here, we have a dataset containing the name of some **Products **and their corresponding **Percentage Amount**. We can calculate the total percentage of this dataset by going through some effective steps.

Now, we will show you how to manually calculate the total percentage from multiple percentages and use Excel functions.

### 1. Use Excel SUM Function to Get Total Percentage from Multiple Percentages

In the first method, we will use **the SUM function** to get the total percentage from multiple percentages in Excel. Follow the steps given below to do it on your own dataset.

**Steps:**

- In the beginning, select
**Cell C11**and insert the following formula.

`=SUM(C5:C10)`

- After that, press
**Enter**to get the**Total Percentage**value.

**SUM**function, we inserted cell range

**C5:C10**to add all the values in this range.

**Read More: **How to Calculate Percentage of Percentage in Excel

### 2. Calculate Total Percentage from Multiple Percentages Manually

You can also calculate the total percentage from multiple percentages manually by going through the steps given below.

**Steps:**

- To start with, select
**Cell C11**and insert the following formula.

`=C5+C6+C7+C8+C9+C10`

- Then, press
**Enter**.

**added**the values of the cell range

**C5:C10**by

**manually**adding them

**one by one**.

### 3. Avoid Errors with Excel IFERROR Function to Determine Total Percentage

Finally, sometimes you may find some errors while adding the percentages using formulas. You can avoid these errors by using **the IFERROR function**.

Here, in the dataset, if we want to calculate the **Percentage of Received Orders** using the formula shown above, we will find a **#DIV/0! Error** in **Cell E11** as there is no value in **Cell C11**.

Now, follow the steps given below to avoid this error using the **IFERROR **function in Excel.

**Steps:**

- Firstly, select
**Cell E5**and insert the following formula.

`=IFERROR(D5/C5,0)`

- After that, press
**Enter**and drag down the**Fill Handle**tool to**AutoFill**the formula for the rest of the cells.

**IFERROR**function, we inserted the resultant value of

**Cell D5**

**divided**by

**Cell C5**as

**value**and

**0**as

**value_if_error**.

- Now, you will get all the values of the
**Percentage of Received Orders**.

- Then, select
**Cell C13**and insert the following formula.

`=SUM(E5:E11)`

- Finally, press
**Enter**to get the value of the**Total Received Order**.

**SUM**function, we inserted the values of cell range

**E5:E11**to add all these values.

**Read More:** Why Are My Percentages Wrong in Excel?

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## Conclusion

So, in this article, we have shown you 3 ways to calculate the total percentage from multiple percentages in Excel. I hope you found this article interesting and helpful. If something seems difficult to understand, please leave a comment. Additionally, please let us know if there are any more alternatives that we may have missed.

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