TO USE THE CALCULATOR:

  • 1
    Enter the starting value.

    This is the amount before the increase (or the lower value).

  • 2
    Enter the ending value.

    This is the amount after the increase (or the higher value).

  • 3
    Calculate the change.

    Our tool calculates the percentage change and indicates increase or decrease.

REAL-WORLD APPLICATION

My property taxes used to be $752 per year but they've now gone up to $775. I voted for a 1% tax increase, but this seems like a lot more. Is it?

Laura Gilbert

You can figure out the percent of the increase by understanding what a percentage is: a part (the $23 difference) over the whole (divided by the original $752). That gives you three hundredths, or 3%. Show that to your elected officials! Read More...

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Percentage increase calculator

Enter two values to calculate percentage of increase or decrease :

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