Enter the total weight of the product in kilograms (kg) and the total cost into the calculator to determine the price per kg.

## Price Per kg Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the cost per kilogram (kg).

PPkg = TP / TW

- Where PPkg is the price per kg ($)
- TP is the total price ($)
- TW is the total weight (kg)

## Price Per Kg Definition

**What is a price per kg? **

Price per kg is a term that describes the monetary value of an object per unit of weight, which in this case, the unit of weight is the metric unit kilograms denoted, kg.

**Where is price per kg used? **

Price per kilogram is most often used when looking at larger orders of products or materials that have many thousand kilograms of material.

## Example Problem

**How to calculate price per kg? **

The following example outlines the steps necessary to calculate a price per kilogram. This example will look at the order of a large quantity of raw material needed for a manufacturing plant.

First, determine the total price of the order. In this example, the total price or the order is found to be $100,000.00.

Next, determine the total weight of the order. This order yielded 2,000 lbs of material.

Finally, calculate the price per kg using the formula above:

PPkg = TP / TW

PPkg = $100,000 / 2,000

PPkg = $50.00 / kg