Enter the current cost ($) and the original cost ($) into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Percentage Cost Increase.

## Percentage Cost Increase Formula

PCI = (CC - OC) / OC * 100

Variables:

- PCI is the Percentage Cost Increase (%)
- CC is the current cost ($)
- OC is the original cost ($)

To calculate the Percentage Cost Increase, divide the change in cost by the original cost, then multiply by 100.

## How to Calculate Percentage Cost Increase?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Percentage Cost Increase.

- First, determine the current cost ($).
- Next, determine the original cost ($).
- Next, gather the formula from above = PCI = (CC – OC) / OC * 100.
- Finally, calculate the Percentage Cost Increase.
- 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.

current cost ($) = 78

original cost ($) = 50