Concepts




Per cent vs percentage point


Per cent means one hundredth of something. Percentage point is used when comparing percentages to one another. For example, when inflation drops from three to two per cent, inflation decreases by one percentage point and 33.3 per cent.



Topic

  • Menetelmäkäsitteet

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

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