Enter any decimal value or percentage value into the calculator. The calculator will return the basis point equivalent value from the information entered.

## BPS Formula

The following equation can be used to calculate the basis points from percentage.

BPS = % * 100

• BPS is the basis points
• % is the percentage

## BPS Definition

BPS, short for basis points, is a term used to describe 1 – thousandth of a percentage. That is 1 basis point is .001%.

## Basis Points Example

How to calculate basis points

1. First, determine the percentage amount

This should be in the decimal form of the percentage. For example, 50% would be .50.

2. Next, calculate the basis points

Multiply the decimal value from step one by 1000 to get your basis points.

## FAQ

What is a basis points?

A basis point is a mathematical term used to describe one-one thousandth of a percentage.

What are basis points used for?

A basis point is used when extremely small percentages are concerned. Typically this occurs in problems with very small values such as parts of pollution in the air.