Use our Percentage Decrease Calculator to quickly find the percentage decrease between two numbers.

## What is the percentage decrease?

It refers to the decrease in a value or quantity expressed as a percentage of its original value. In simple terms, a percentage decrease is the amount by which something has decreased from its initial value.

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## Percentage decrease formula

**PD = [FV – IV ] / IV * 100**

- PD = Percentage decrease
- FV = Final value
- IV = Initial Value

## Solved Example

For example, if an item originally costs $100 and its price goes down to $80 then calculate the percentage decrease

- Initial Cost of item = $100
- Final Cost of item = $80
- Difference of Cost after down the price = $100 – $80 = $20
- Percentage decrease = [80 -100] / 80 *100 = 20%

The percentage decrease of items after the price goes down is 20%

## How to use a percentage decrease calculator?

Enter the initial value and final value of the item then enter the click button the answer will instantly display in difference value also calculate the percentage decrease.