Percentage Increase Formula

If there is an increase in the value of anything, then there is an increase in percentage. Expressed in percentage, it is the ratio of value increased to the original value and multiplied by 100.

The Percentage Increase Formula is given as,

\[\large Percentage\;Increase=\frac{Increased\;Value}{Original\;Value}\times 100\]

Solved Examples

Question 1:

What is the percentage change of the rent of house if on the month of January it was Rs. 10,000 and in the month of March it is Rs. 15,000.?


We can clearly see that there is an increase in the value of rent, so the percentage increase in the

Here, Increased value = 15000 – 10000 = 5000

Original Value = 10000


Hence, there is a 33.33% increase in the value of rent.

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