%Complete forumla reflective of sub tasks Complete

RichLuk ✭✭
edited 12/09/19 in Formulas and Functions

I am looking for a formula that will help me achieve a percentage complete column that will reflect the number of subtasks complete divided by the number of subtasks.  For example:


Parent folder with 3 subtasks

Status of 1 subtask is complete

Percentage complete column will reflect 33 percent complete

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi Rich,

    Try this.

    In my example, I've added the formula in the parent cell of the % Complete column.

    =COUNTIF(CHILDREN(); "Complete") / COUNT(CHILDREN([Primary Column]@row))   

    The same version but with the below changes for your and others convenience.  

    =COUNTIF(CHILDREN(), "Complete") / COUNT(CHILDREN([Primary Column]@row))

    Depending on your country you’ll need to exchange the comma to a period and the semi-colon to a comma.

    Did it work?

    Have a fantastic week!


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