How to Calculate Percentage Change

Welcome to our How to Calculate Percentage Change page.

This page is all about finding out the percentage increase or decrease between two numbers.

One this page we have clear step-by-step instructions for finding percentage change as well as worked examples and an easy to use percentage increase calculator to check your work.

How to Calculate Percentage Change

How to find the Percentage change

Take a look at the 3 easy steps below for finding how to find the percentage change between 2 numbers.

Step 1) Subtract the original number from the new number.

Step 2) Divide this number by the original number.

Step 3) Multiply this number by 100 to convert it to a percentage.

This number gives you the percentage change.

If the number is negative, then it is a percentage decrease, if it is positive then it is a percentage increase.

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