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percent

(pĕr-sĕnt)
Per hundred; one of each hundred. The symbol % is used to indicate that the preceding number is a percentage rather than an absolute number. Thus, 8% of 50 is 4; whereas 8% of 500 is 40.
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It dropped from 93 percent to 81 percent in Metro Manila, followed by balance Luzon from 94 percent to 83 percent and in Mindanao from 91 percent to 80 percent.
In the industrial segment, a growth rate of 5.8 percent was reached against the projected target of 7.3 percent set for FY 2017-18.
By class, it was similarly high among class E or the poorest at 90 percent (64 percent worried a great deal, 26 percent somewhat worried), upper-to-middle class ABC at 88 percent (73 percent worried a great deal, 15 percent somewhat worried), and class D or "masa" at 88 percent (53 percent worried a great deal, 34 percent somewhat worried).
As compared to year wise price difference, Director Prices said, the prices of various products increased this year as compared to last year and those items included onion as its prices increased by 187.01 percent this year, tomatoes by 107.51 percent, ginger 19.65 percent, rice 15.58 percent, eggs 12.94 percent, university fee by 37.72 percent, college fee by 32.47 percent, medical college fee by 15.79 percent, petrol by 17.54 percent, tea 16.06 percent, diesel 15.97 percent and kerosene oil by 10.23 percent.
VMRO-DPMNE scored a first round win in Ilinden with 57.34 percent, Petrovec 62.05 percent, and Sopiste 50.78 percent, and is in the lead in Stip, Brvenica, Zrnovci, Kavadarci, Novaci, Probistip, and Cesinovo Oblesevo.
Across geographic areas and socioeconomic classes, the majorities trust the United States (75 percent to 88 percent and 72 percent to 80 percent, respectively); Japan (71 percent to 81 percent and 71 percent to 79 percent); Australia (67 percent to 75 percent and 68 percent to 74 percent); United Nations (77 percent to 84 percent and 77 percent to 82 percent), and Asean (73 percent to 83 percent and 78 percent to 82 percent).
The only decline witnessed in the production of tractors which declined by 38.63 percent.
Emerging Markets 0.15 percent 2.75 percent -0.10 percent
* In the 18th Circuit, George Thomas Paulk (48.11) and Christina Sanchez (31.16) head to a runoff for Seat 13, eliminating Samuel Bookhardt III (20.73 percent).
Rick Santorum lost to Democrat Robert Casey 59 percent to 41 percent, despite efforts by a group called the Pennsylvania Pastors Network to mobilize on behalf of Santorum.
More than 80 percent of Americans wish they had learned to play a musical instrument, and 67 percent expressed an interest in learning to play.
As discouraging as the 0.60 percent net profit margin average is, it should be noted that an average is created by accumulating a range of figures.