# Percent of Decrease: 6000 to 5000

{(6000-5000)/6000}x100=(?). 6000 to 5000 percent decrease provides the comprehensive information on how to find what is the percent of decrease from 6000 to 5000.

__6000 to 5000 percent increase__

(6000 - 5000)/6000 x 100 = (?)

= 1000/6000 x 100

= 16.67%

(6000 - 5000)/6000 x 100 = 16.67%

Hence,

the percent of decrease from 6000 to 5000 is 16.67%

__where,__

6000 is the base or reference quantity,

5000 is the relative or decreased quantity,

1000 is the difference between base and decreased quantity,

16.67% is the percent decrease.

## How-to: What is the percent of decrease from 6000 to 5000?

The result of difference between the reference quantity 6000 and decreased quantity 5000 divided by the reference quantity 6000, multiplied with 100 is the percent of decrease from 6000 to 5000. The below is the step-by-step work shows how to find what is the percent of decrease from 6000 to 5000 by using the mathematical formula.
step 1 Observe the input parameters, values and what to be found:

__Input values:__

Base or reference value X = 6000

Decreased or relative value Y = 5000

__What to be found:__

Find the percent of decrease from 6000 to 5000.

(5000 - 6000)/60 x 100 = (?)%

step 2 Find the difference between reference quantity 6000 and decreased quantity 5000:

6000 - 5000 = 1000

step 3
Divide the difference 1000 by the reference quantity 6000, and multiply the result with 100:

1000/6000 x 100 = 16.67%

Hence,

16.67% is the percent of decrease from 6000 to 5000.