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Calculated Percent Increase

Percent Increase


If you're instead looking to calculate percentage decrease, use our percent decrease calculator.

How to Calculate Percentage Increase

Here's how to calculate percentage increase:

  1. Subtract the original value from the new value to find the difference.
  2. Divide the difference found in step one by the absolute value of the original value.
  3. Multiply the result of step two by 100 to find the percentage increase.

Percent Increase Formula

The formula for calculating percent increase is:

Percent Increase = ( New Value - Original Value ) / |Original Value| * 100