# Wolfram Language & System 10.4 (2016)|Legacy Documentation

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# BinCounts

BinCounts[{x1,x2,}]
counts the number of elements whose values lie in successive integer bins.

BinCounts[{x1,x2,},dx]
counts the number of elements whose values lie in successive bins of width dx.

BinCounts[{x1,x2,},{xmin,xmax,dx}]
counts the number of in successive bins of width dx from to .

BinCounts[{x1,x2,},{{b1,b2,}}]
counts the number of in the intervals , , .

BinCounts[{{x1,y1,},{x2,y2,},},xbins,ybins,]
gives an array of counts where the first index corresponds to x bins, the second to y, and so on.

## DetailsDetails

• BinCounts drops elements whose values do not correspond to real numbers.
• BinCounts[data,dx] takes the bin boundaries to be integer multiples of dx, with the first bin starting at Ceiling[Min[data]-dx,dx] and the last bin ending at Floor[Max[data]+dx,dx].
• BinCounts[data] is equivalent to BinCounts[data,1].
• BinCounts[data,{xmin,xmax}] is equivalent to BinCounts[data,{xmin,xmax,1}].
• In BinCounts[data,{xmin,xmax,dx}], elements are counted in bin i when their values satisfy .
• In the form BinCounts[data,{{b1,b2,}}], the at each end can be and .
• If the do not form an increasing sequence, they are automatically sorted by BinCounts.
• In BinCounts[data,{{b1,b2,}}], elements are counted in bin i when their values satisfy .
• If data consists of length-n sublists, then n bin specifications must be given, and BinCounts[data,] yields an array of depth n.
• BinCounts works with SparseArray objects.

## ExamplesExamplesopen allclose all

### Basic Examples  (3)Basic Examples  (3)

Count the number of elements in bins of width 1 from 0 to 10:

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Count the number of elements in a sequence of ranges:

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Count the number of elements in bins of a specified width:

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