Enter the share of sales disbursed to consignors ($) and the total sales amount ($) into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Consignment Percentage. 

Consignment Percentage Formula

CP = CS / TS * 100


  • CP is the Consignment Percentage (%)
  • CS is the share of sales disbursed to consignors ($)
  • TS is the total sales amount ($)

To calculate the Consignment Percentage, divide the share of sales disbursed to consignors by the total sales amount, then multiply by 100.

How to Calculate Consignment Percentage?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Consignment Percentage.

  1. First, determine the share of sales disbursed to consignors ($). 
  2. Next, determine the total sales amount ($). 
  3. Next, gather the formula from above = CP = CS / TS * 100.
  4. Finally, calculate the Consignment Percentage.
  5. After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

Example Problem : 

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

share of sales disbursed to consignors ($) = 47

total sales amount ($) = 80

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is consignment?
Consignment refers to an arrangement where goods are left in the possession of another party to sell. Typically, the owner (consignor) receives a percentage of the sales price once the goods are sold by the consignee.

Why is calculating the Consignment Percentage important?
Calculating the Consignment Percentage is important for both consignors and consignees to understand the financial distribution of sales. It helps in determining how much of the total sales revenue the consignor will receive, ensuring transparency and fairness in the consignment agreement.

Can the Consignment Percentage vary between different consignment agreements?
Yes, the Consignment Percentage can vary widely depending on the agreement between the consignor and consignee. Factors such as the type of goods being consigned, the market value, and the relationship between the parties can influence the agreed-upon percentage.

How can consignors and consignees ensure accuracy in calculating the Consignment Percentage?
To ensure accuracy in calculating the Consignment Percentage, both consignors and consignees should clearly define and agree upon the total sales amount and the share of sales to be disbursed. Using a reliable calculator or formula, like the one provided on the webpage, can also help avoid calculation errors.