Enter the total margin ($) and the number of units into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Margin Per Unit. 

Margin Per Unit Formula

MPU = M / U


  • MPU is the Margin Per Unit ($/unit)
  • M is the total margin ($)
  • U is the number of units

To calculate Margin Per Unit, divide the total margin by the number of units.

How to Calculate Margin Per Unit?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Margin Per Unit.

  1. First, determine the total margin ($). 
  2. Next, determine the number of units. 
  3. Next, gather the formula from above = MPU = M / U.
  4. Finally, calculate the Margin Per Unit.
  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.

total margin ($) = 478000

number of units = 20000