# Percent sign

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The **percent sign** (**%**) is the symbol used to indicate a percentage, a number or ratio as a fraction of 100.^{[1]}

Related signs include the permille (per thousand) sign ‰ and the permyriad (per ten thousand) sign ‱ (also known as a basis point), which indicate that a number is divided by one thousand or ten thousand respectively.