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I have a table like this in an Excel worksheet:

Mary Bremen
Paul Berlin
Anita Hamburg
Klaus Berlin
Peter Berlin
Conny Bremen

and I want the number of the city names counted and output in HTML:

Berlin 3
Bremen 2
Hamburg 1

preferably sorted as for the cities with the highest numbers. How do I do this?

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  • Do U want summarizing data in Excel Sheet or as WEB page Table? – Rajesh S Dec 12 '19 at 8:21
  • For a web-page table in HTML. – Stefan Müller Dec 12 '19 at 8:53
  • I can show you entire method in Excel then you can save the file as HTML ,, will this work for you? Please confirm through comments. – Rajesh S Dec 12 '19 at 9:00
  • This would be interesting, but the task will have to be done again and again, so a script will be better. – Stefan Müller Dec 12 '19 at 9:24
  • then sorry since I don't know HTML coding !! – Rajesh S Dec 12 '19 at 9:28
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This page explains how to read in a CSV file with Perl and print the content sorted according to the values of some column. The CSV-Module is the important part, I was lacking.

https://perlmaven.com/how-to-read-a-csv-file-using-perl

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