Deadweight Loss Calculator

Enter Q1, Q2, P1 and P2 into this deadweight loss calculator to determine the total deadweight loss of a good or service.

Deadweight loss formula

Deadweight loss = 1/2 * (Q2-Q1)*(P2-P1)

  • Where Q1 is the current quantity the good is being produced at
  • Q2 is the quantity of good at equilibrium
  • P1 is the price of the good at Q1
  • P2 is the price of the good at Q2
deadweight loss calculator
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