On this page is a *percent change calculator*. Enter two numbers and we'll calculate the percentage change to go from one to the other.

## Percent Change Calculator

## What is the Percent Change Formula?

The percentage change formula is:

It's straightforward to find the percentage change with a start and final value.

- Subtract the final number from the first number (this might result in a negative - that is fine)
- Divide the result by the initial number
- Multiply by 100

The number that you are left with is the percentage change from the first to second. Next, let's walk through the calculation together.

### Percent Change Formula Example

Now, let's work an example.

If your initial number was 200 and your final number was 250, that's a 25% increase. Let's walk through the formula:

## Using the Percent Change Calculator

First, enter a starting value. Next, hit the final value. Once satisfied, simply hit the calculate button to compute the percentage change.

The percent change calculator is a version of these calculators:

*Next see the other calculators and tools.*