STDEV.P Function in Excel

STDEV.P Function in Excel calculates the population standard deviation of a supplied set of values. Standard Deviation, measures the deviation of number from the average value.

Population Standard Deviation is calculated using formula

STDEV.P function in Excel 1

Where,

  • X takes each value in the set;
  • X̄ is the average of the set of values;
  • N is the number of values.

 

Syntax of STDEV.P Function in Excel:

STDEV.P (number1, [number2], … )

Where the number arguments are numeric values for which you want to calculate the population standard deviation.

 

Example of STDEV.P Function in Excel

STDEV.P function in Excel 2

The Above example calculates the population standard deviation of subject scores with formula

= STDEV.P (A2:A13)

Which results in value 12.7986544

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