# How to Calculate Absenteeism Percentage in Excel: 2 Easy Methods

### Method 1 – Calculating Individual Person-Based Absenteeism Percentage

Steps:

• Insert the following absenteeism formula into Cell F5
`=E5/C5`
• Hit the Enter button to get the absenteeism percentage of the first employee.

• Use the Fill Handle tool to copy the formula for the other employees.

You will get all the absenteeism percentages for all the employees.

### Method 2 – Calculating Overall Absenteeism Percentage in Excel

Steps:

• In Cell F5, type the following formula to get the average absenteeism rate for January-
`=E5/D5`
• Press the Enter button for the output.

• To get the average absenteeism rates for the other months, drag down the Fill Handle icon until it reachesÂ Cell F16.

All the average absenteeism rates for every month.

Calculate the absenteeism rates for a year. For that, weâ€™ll need the total working days and total absent days for the year using the SUM function.

• Write the following formula in Cell D17 to get the total working days for the year-
`=SUM(D5:D16)`
• Hit the Enter button to get the sum.

• Get the total absent days for the year, insert the following formula in Cell E17
`=SUM(E5:E16)`
• Press the Enter button to get the sum.

• Get the average absenteeism percentage for the year, type the following formula in Cell F18
`=E17/D17`
• Hit the Enter button to finish.

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