Translation of percentage in Spanish:

percentage

porcentaje, n.

Pronunciation: /pəˈsɛntɪdʒ//pərˈsɛn(t)ɪdʒ/

noun

  • 1

    Mathematics
    porcentaje masculine
    translate the results into percentages indique el resultado en forma de porcentajes
    • to play the percentages sopesar las posibilidades
    • before noun percentage error porcentaje de error
    • percentage increase aumento porcentual
    • percentage point punto porcentual
    • It would also help children with blood diseases such as leukaemia, and would hopefully increase the survival percentage rate.
    • The best way to compare loans is by looking at the cost of credit and the annual percentage rate.
    • On the customer disclosure form the annual interest rate won't carry a percentage sign.
    • He said the offer meant a 4.8 per cent increase, with a greater percentage increase for some workers.
    • To convert a fraction to a percentage, divide the numerator by the denominator.
    • The league table implies that a school's quality can be ascertained by its percentage of exam passes relative to other schools.
    • How do you convert decimals and percentages to fractions?
    • The number of koalas hit by cars has increased in the past couple of years but so has the percentage of survivals relative to deaths.
    • The rate reverts to an annualised percentage rate of 16.9 per cent after six months.
    • In this business it's all about tiny percentages.
    • The official jobless rate is about 8 percent, but those percentages are not really meaningful.
    • He expects the bank to lower its main rate by half a percentage point to 2 percent next month.
    • An 8 percent effect may not seem like a big deal, but even a tiny decrease in shooting percentages can change the course of a season.
    • This Minister was asked what the percentage increase and growth figures are.
    • I can manage it half the time when she is somewhat still, but let her move even the tiniest bit and my percentages plummet into the single digits.
    • Share represents the percentage of televisions tuned to a particular program.
    • You're talking here about managing tiny percentages.
    • This is enough to have increased the poverty rate by a half percentage point.
    • The penalty is an annual percentage rate of 26.8 per cent, from the month of the default.
    • Gross margins rose by less than a percentage point to 39.7 per cent as more capacity was given over to production.
    • The government campaign to increase pay for a few specialised senior nurses only affects a tiny percentage of the workforce.
    • This is just a straw poll and does not necessarily indicate that only a tiny percentage is at risk.
    • In any case, the Supreme Court reviews only a tiny percentage of judicial rulings made each year.
    • I only put up a tiny percentage of the stories that are posted on the site.
    • Apart from a tiny percentage of the world's population, who drink desalinated seawater, the only water we drink is rainwater.
    • For a tiny percentage of the population, straight-leg pants are sexy and flattering.
    • That puts me in agreement with somewhere around half of the electorate in the US and a somewhat greater percentage of people world wide.
    • I'd love to know what percentage of the people who take the time to vote on that show have ever voted in an election.
    • I bet if a referendum were called for, the percentage of the whole population would be nearly the same as that in the survey.
    • It doesn't mean that all of those books or even a tiny percentage of those books are going to be publishable.
    • We are trained to think that only a tiny percentage of us have the stuff it takes to be a hero.
    • I cannot believe that more than a tiny percentage are activated by burglars.
    • There is a big corporate market for the championships, but their percentage of the whole audience is quite tiny.
    • There may be a small percentage that comes back, but a station does not usually get back the whole percentage that was lost.
    • Of course the dangerous few can never be educated and should be taken off the road, but in reality they are a tiny percentage of drivers.
    • When you really think about it, it's still a fairly small percentage of people getting it that way.
    • It is immoral and absurd to shackle all citizens because of the feared imprudence or disastrous luck of a tiny percentage.
    • It is only a very small percentage of people in the cinema field who make lots and lots of money.
    • Only a tiny percentage of laws are struck down when rational review is applied.
    • I find only a very small percentage of people are willing to take time out and learn some new strategies.
  • 2

    (part)
    porcentaje masculine
    she gets a percentage of the profits recibe un tanto por ciento / un porcentaje de los beneficios
    • a high percentage of the population un alto porcentaje de la población
  • 3USinformal

    (advantage)
    what percentage is there in it for me? ¿qué gano / saco yo con ello?
    • there must be some percentage in it for him él debe de sacar tajada
  • 4US

    (average)
    promedio masculine