Enter any total quantity and the number of events or cases into the calculator to determine the rate per 1000.

## Rate Per 1000 Formula

The following formula is used to calculate a rate per 1000.

RPO = E/P*1000

- Where RPO is the rate per one thousand
- E is the number of events/occurrence/etc from the total quantity
- P is the total quantity

## Rate Per 1000 Definition

A rate per 1000 is typically used to describe the total number of events or cases that occur in a population per 1000 people. This can be applied to any data set of numbers though, like the rate of defects per 1000 manufactured goods and so on.

## Rate Per 1000 Example

How to calculate rate per 1000?

**First, determine the total population or data size.**Measure or calculate the total population or data set size.

**Next, determine the number of occurrences in that data.**Calculate the number of occurrences/failures/ect. in the population/data.

**Finally, calculate the rate per 1000.**Calculate the rate per 1000 using the formula above.

## FAQ

**What is rate per 1000.**

Rate per 1000 is a measure of the number of occurrences of a specific event per 1000 units of a data set.