Calculate the percentage increase between two numbers with our Percentage Increase Calculator

## What is the percentage increase?

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

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## The formula of percentage increase

**PI = [FV – IV ] / IV * 100**

- PI = Percentage Increase
- FV = Final value
- IV = Initial Value

## Solved Example

For example, if an item originally costs $200 and its price goes up to $280 then calculate the percentage increase

- Initial Cost of item = $200
- Final Cost of item = $280
- Difference of Cost after down the price = $200 – $280 = $80
- Percentage decrease = [280 -100] / 180 *100 = 40%