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 Formula
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.
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%.