Enter the total absences due to sickness and the total school days into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Sickness Percentage. 

Sickness Percentage Formula

SP = A / DS* 100


  • SP is the Sickness Percentage (%)
  • A is the total absences due to sickness
  • DS is the number of days of school during the period

To calculate the Sickness Percentage, divide the number of absences due to sickness by the total days of school.

How to Calculate Sickness Percentage?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Sickness Percentage.

  1. First, determine the total absences due to sickness. 
  2. Next, determine the total school days.
  3. Next, gather the formula from above = SP = A /DS* 100.
  4. Finally, calculate the Sickness Percentage.
  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.

total absences due to sickness = 5

total school days = 100