Percentage increase is figuring out how much increase in percentage is there when a price of a certain item rises! It is mostly used in marketing and in calculating tax deductions when expenses are more.

Percentage Increase Formula is given by

Percentage Increase Calculator is a online tool to calculate the percentage increase or decrease based on whether there is rise or reductions in price for a certain good. you just have to enter the initial price and final price of the certain item to get the percentage increase.

## How to Calculate Percentage Increase

Here are the Steps to calculate the percentage increase.
Step 1 : Read the given problem and observe the initial amount and raised amount (Final amount).

Step 2 : Find the Percentage increase using the formula

Percentage increase = $\frac{Final\ amount\ -\ Initial\ amount}{Initial\ amount}$ $\times$ 100 %

Substitute the values in above formula and get the answer.

Find some Examples on Percentage Increase below for reference:

### Solved Examples

Question 1: A washing machine having price of 10000 Rs is put on sale for 9000 Rs. Calculate how much is the change in percentage.
Solution:

Given: Initial amount = 10000 Rs and Final amount = 9000 Rs
Change in amount = 10000 - 9000 = - 1000 Rs
The change in percentage

Percentage change = $\frac{Final\ amount\ -\ Initial\ amount}{Initial\ amount}$ $\times$ 100%

= $\frac{9000 - 10000}{10000}$ $\times$ 100%

= - 0.1 $\times$ 100 %
= - 10 %
The percentage decrease in bike is 10 %.

Question 2: A milk packet having a price of 40 Rs has been raised to 45 Rs in 2 months. Calculate its Percentage increase.
Solution:

Given: Initial amount = 40 Rs and Final amount = 45 Rs
Increased amount = 45 - 40 = 5 Rs

Percentage Increase = $\frac{Final\ amount\ -\ Initial\ amount}{Initial\ amount}$ $\times$ 100%

= $\frac{5}{40}$ $\times$ 100%

= 0.125 $\times$ 100 %
= 12.5 %
The percentage increase is 12.5%.

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