Enter the initial price ($) and the final price ($) into the Percentage Change In Price Calculator. The calculator will evaluate and display the Percentage Change In Price. 

Percentage Change In Price Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the Percentage Change In Price. 

PC = (FP-IP)/IP * 100

  • Where PC is the Percentage Change In Price (%)
  • IP is the initial price ($) 
  • FP is the final price ($) 

How to Calculate Percentage Change In Price?

The following example problems outline how to calculate Percentage Change In Price.

Example Problem #1:

  1. First, determine the initial price ($). 
    1. The initial price ($) is given as: 40.
  2. Next, determine the final price ($). 
    1. The final price ($) is provided as: 50.
  3. Finally, calculate the Percentage Change In Price using the equation above: 

PC = (FP-IP)/IP * 100

The values given above are inserted into the equation below:

PC = (50-40)/40 * 100 = +25 (%)


Example Problem #2: 

For this problem, the variables needed are provided below:

initial price ($) = 60

final price ($) = 30

This example problem is a test of your knowledge on the subject. Use the calculator above to check your answer.