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.

1. First, determine the current cost ($). 2. Next, determine the original cost ($).
3. Next, gather the formula from above = PCI = (CC – OC) / OC * 100.
4. Finally, calculate the Percentage Cost Increase.
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.

current cost ($) = 78 original cost ($) = 50