Percent Change in MS Excel





You can use the percent change formula in Excel. Percent change can be used to calculate the Monthly , Yearly & Total Change.
Let's learn with example
Here we will calculate the Yearly Percentage change in sales of company A
>> Select cell C5 and enter the formula =(B5-B4)/B4
>> Press enter , you will get the value as 
>> Select cell C5. On the Home tab, Apply Percentage Format. Or you can press (Ctrl+Shift+%)
      (Ctrl+Shift+%) is shortcut to apply percentage format
Result will be 
>> Now, Select cell C5, click on the lower right corner and drag it down to cell C11.

Like this way, you can calculate the percentage change . 
Let's look at a new example. 
Here we will calculate the percent change of marks of students or you can say we will calculate percent change in two values.
>> Select cell D2 and enter the formula =(C2-B2)/B2
>> Press enter , you will get the value as 
>> Select cell D2 On the Home tab, Apply Percentage Format. 
>> Now, Select cell D2, click on the lower right corner and drag it down to cell D11.
And the Result will be
Likewise you can calculate any Percent Change you want.

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