# Percentage Increase Calculator

## Percentage Increase Calculate

The Percentage Increase Calculator calculates the increasing differences from one value to another value in terms of % Percentage. You have to enter two values one is starting value and another is the final value to find an increasing percentage

### How to Calculate Percentage Increase

Subtract final value minus starting value · Divide that amount by the absolute value of the starting value

The percentage Increase Formula is

Percent increase = [(new value – original value)/original value] * 100

• Final Value minus starting value
• Divide that absolute amount value by the starting value
• Multiply the given value by 100 to get a percent increase
• It will find a positive or negative value if the result is positive then its percentage Increase otherwise its percentage decrease

### Example Problem: Percentage Increase

Last year your favorite shirt cost \$36 per pair. This year they cost \$45 per pair. What is the percentage increase in the price of this shirt from last year to this year?

Percentage Increase = [ (Final Value – Starting Value) / |Starting Value| ] × 100

45 – 36 = 9
9 / 36 = 0.25
0.25 × 100 = 25%

So the price of your favorite shirt increased by 25% from last year to this year.

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