Enter an initial value and final value into the percent growth calculator. The calculator will return the percentage increase over that time period. To calculate the percent growth per time period, enter the total number of time periods.

## Percent Growth Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the percentage growth of a value.

%G =( FV – IV )/ IV *100

• Where %G is the percent growth
• FV is the final value
• IV is the initial value

To determine the percent growth per time period, simply divide the result from the formula above by the total number of time periods.

## Percent Growth Definition

A percent growth is the growth of a value with respect to its initial value displayed as a percentage which is a base of 100.

## How to calculate percent growth?

How to calculate a percent growth

1. First, determine the initial value

Measure or calculate the starting value

2. Next, determine the final value

Measure or calculate the finishing value

3. Calculate

Calculate the percent growth using the formula above.

## FAQ

What is a percent growth?

A percent growth is another term for a percentage increase. This is an increase of a value over time represented as a percentage.

What is growth rate?

The growth rate is the percent growth or increase per time period. For example, a growth of 100% of 10 years, is a growth rate of 10% per year.