# How to Use STDEVP in Google Sheets in 2020?

STDEVPCalculates the standard deviation based on an entire population.

Sample Usage

STDEVP(1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10)

STDEVP(A2:A100)

Syntax

STDEVP(value1, [value2, …])

value1 – The first value or range of the population.

value2, … – Additional values or ranges to include in the population.

Notes

Although STDEVP is specified as taking a maximum of 30 arguments, Google Sheets supports an arbitrary number of arguments for this function.

If the total number of values supplied as value arguments is not at least two, STDEVP will return the #DIV/0! error.

STDEVP will return an error if any of the value arguments include text. To calculate standard deviation while interpreting text values as 0, use STDEVPA.

STDEVP calculates standard deviation for an entire population. To calculate standard deviation across a sample, use STDEV.

STDEVP is equivalent to the square root of the variance, or SQRT(VARP(…)) using the same dataset.

VARPA: Calculates the variance based on an entire population, setting text to the value `0`.

VARP: Calculates the variance based on an entire population.

VARA: Calculates the variance based on a sample, setting text to the value `0`.

VAR: Calculates the variance based on a sample.

STDEVPA: Calculates the standard deviation based on an entire population, setting text to the value `0`.

STDEVA: Calculates the standard deviation based on a sample, setting text to the value `0`.

STDEV: The STDEV function calculates the standard deviation based on a sample.

SKEW: Calculates the skewness of a dataset, which describes the symmetry of that dataset about the mean.

KURT: Calculates the kurtosis of a dataset, which describes the shape, and in particular the “peakedness” of that dataset.

DVARP: Returns the variance of an entire population selected from a database table-like array or range using a SQL-like query.

DVAR: Returns the variance of a population sample selected from a database table-like array or range using a SQL-like query.

DSTDEVP: Returns the standard deviation of an entire population selected from a database table-like array or range using a SQL-like query.

DSTDEV: Returns the standard deviation of a population sample selected from a database table-like array or range using a SQL-like query.

DEVSQ: Calculates the sum of squares of deviations based on a sample.

AVEDEV: Calculates the average of the magnitudes of deviations of data from a dataset’s mean.

Examples

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