Online Percentage Increase Calculator

Starting Value:
Final Value:
Starting Value:
Percentage[%] Increase:

The Percentage Increase Calculator is used to find the increase from one value to another in terms of a percentage. The percentage increase calculator uses these two given values, “initial value” and the “final value” to calculate the percent of increase from the initial to the final. basically, it shows the change of quantity as compared to a larger amount, in terms of percent. This mathematical tool requires two numbers which needs to be provided by the user to determine the increase/ decrease as percentage of the initial number.

This calculator will help with finding percentage increase between two numbers.
Practical problem : Find the percentage increase from 100 to 150.

All you have to do is simply enter the initial number and final number and you will be provided with the answer.

What is Percent of Increase?

A percent of change, is referred as an increase in the percent as compared to the original amount. The formula for the percent change is.

After knowing the initial and final values, wherein, the initial value must be less than the final. Put your values in the given formula :

Percentage Increase Formula

Percentage Increase=Final Value−Starting Value |Starting Value|×100

Input : Two numbers, wherein the first one must be nonzero number. the first number which is entered number should be less than the second one.

Output : The resultant is a percent value, i.e. a positive number and % after the number.

when the change is a positive number, then the percentage change is increasing. When the resultant number is negative, the percentage change is known as decreasing.

For example:
Price of a product gores up from old value of $1000 to new value of $1200

percentage increase = ($1200 - $1000) / $1000 × 100%
= 0.2 × 100% = 20%

The percent of change is 20%. Since the change in the percentage is positive, it is percentage of increase. So as compared to the initial value, it has increase about 20%.

If the initial value is less than the final value, then the change in percentage increased. I The percent of increase is the difference between a final and initial values which is then divided by the absolute value of the original amount and then multiplied by 100%

Real World Problems Using Percent of Increase

Talking about the real life, usually prices tend to go up, our weight goes up, population grows etc. For example, the price increase can be measured as the percentage of the original price. Analyzing this amount of change as a percent of increase is useful to compare two parameters. The percent of increase is thus useful in transactions such as costs, sales, profits and expenses.

Percent Increase Practice Problems

Practice Problem 1:

Say Michael used to earn $1600 per month. Now He gets an increase to $2000per month. Find the percent of increase.

Percentage Increase=Final Value−Starting Value |Starting Value|×100%
= (2000-1600) | 1600| * 100%
=400| 1600| *100%
= 25%

Practice Problem 2:

The price of a book goes upto 500 from 250 . Find the percent of increase

Percentage Increase=Final Value−Starting Value |Starting Value|×100%
= ( 500- 250) |250| *100%
= 250 |250| * 100%
= 100%

Practice Problem 3:

There is an increase in price from 40 to 60. Find the percentage if increase.

Percentage Increase=Final Value−Starting Value |Starting Value|×100%
= 60-40 | 40| * 100%
= 20 |40| *!00%


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