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# Calculate age in excel

Calculate age in excel Use **DATEDIF** or **TODAY** in calculating a person’s age in Excel formula. There are three arguments in the DATEDIF function. You can easily calculate age in Excel using a combination of Excel features and date of birth. You can calculate the age between the current date and the specified time.

Also, in other situations such as determining project duration or service tenure, the technique shown here can be used.

1.Enter the date of birth or dob into cell A1

2. Enter TODAY formula in the B2 cell to return the current date.

`=TODAY()`

3. The following **DATEDIF** formula calculates a person’s age. For a third argument, enter “y” to get the full number of years from the date of birth to the date today.

`=DATEDIF(A2,B2,"y")`

### Calculate a person’s age without display.

4.Calculate a person’s age without today’s date display.

`=DATEDIF(A2,TODAY(),"y")`

### Calculate Age In years, months and days

Complete the “ym” argument for the third to ignore years and get the month number between two dates. Fill out “md” to ignore months and get the number of days between two dates for the third argument. To connect strings, use the & operator.

`=DATEDIF(A2,B2,"y")&"Y "&DATEDIF(A2,B2,"ym")&"M "&DATEDIF(A2,B2,"md")&"D"`