NETWORKDAYS Function

Returns the number of working days between two dates
Sample Usage
NETWORKDAYS([Due Date]4, [Due Date]5)
Syntax
NETWORKDAYS(
  • start_date
  • end_date
  • [
    holidays
    ]
)
  • start_date
    The first date to be measured
  • end_date
    The last date to be measured
  • holidays
    —[optional]
    The dates to exclude from the count
Usage Notes
  • WORKDAY, NETWORKDAY, and NETWORKDAYS count Saturday and Sunday as non-working days. If dependencies are enabled on your sheet you can customize the non-working days, and the formulas will use your settings in calculations.
Examples

This example references the following sheet information:

  Clothing Item Order Date Ship Date Percent Complete
1 T-Shirt 02/12/19 02/15/19 100%
2 Pants 02/15/19 03/20/19 50%
3 Jacket 02/20/19 02/27/19 75%

Given the table above, here are some examples of using NETWORKDAYS in a sheet:

Formula Description Result
=IF([Percent Complete]1 = 1, NETWORKDAYS([Order Date]1, [Ship Date]1), "Order Not Yet Fulfilled") If the value in row 1 of the Percent Complete column is 100%, the function returns the number of working days between the date in row 1 of the Order Date column and the date in row 1 of the Ship Date column. Otherwise, the function returns Order Not Yet Fulfilled. 4
=NETWORKDAYS([Order Date]2, [Ship Date]2) Returns the number of working days between the date in row 2 of the Order Date column and the date in row 2 of the Ship Date column. 24
=IF([Clothing Item]3 = "Jacket", NETWORKDAYS([Order Date]3, [Ship Date]3)) If the value in row 3 of the Clothing Item column is Jacket, the return the number of working days between the date in row 3 of the Order Date column and the date in row 3 of the Ship Date column. Otherwise, keep the cell blank. 6

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