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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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The opposition's Union of Greens and Farmers saw it popularity at 7.6 percent in August, up 0.7 percentage points from July.
Outside Europe, the unemployment rate fell for the third consecutive month in Canada (by 0.2 percentage point to 5.6 per cent) and Korea (by 0.1 percentage point to 3.8 per cent).
Morris CountyCredit card debt: $4,685Credit card debt as percentage of income: 9.2%Credit card debt as percentage of wealth: 4.1%
Lahore BISE Chairman Chaudhry Muhammad Ismaeel said: 'Of 258,447 candidates (both boys and girls), 129,719 got through the examination, posting 50.19 pass percentage.'
Besides, he elaborated that 7,402 female regular candidates appeared in the examination and 5,547 cleared all the papers with a pass percentage of 74.94%.
Opposition to charter change became more notable during the survey period not only at the national level (+20 percentage points) but also in Metro Manila (+17 percentage points), rest of Luzon (+29 percentage points), Mindanao (+22 percentage points), and Class D (+24 percentage points).
And when you look at the top four divisions as a whole, Carvalhal ranks as the second-best appointment of the campaign, with only Chris Powell at Southend United having a better win percentage (66.7 per cent) than the Swansea boss, although the former England international has only taken charge of six matches at Roots Hall so far.
Confidence in local job prospects was up three percentage points in Southeast Asia to 66 percent in the last quarter versus beginning of the year.
In the 10 communities listed here, and in an 11th community, Oklahoma City, the percentage of participants who had a body mass index over 30 increased by more than 10 percentage points between 2002 and 2012.
With a total of 79, 056 candidates passing the Intermediate Annual Examination 2014 held by the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Lahore, the overall pass percentage remained at 57.94% dropping by almost 3.2% this year compared to the previous.
JOCK STEIN (1965-1978) Played 737 Won 510, Drawn 120, Lost 110 Win percentage 69% BILLY MCNEILL (1978-1983 and 1987-1991) Played 462 Won 278, Drawn 81, Lost 103 Win percentage 60% DAVIE HAY (1983-1987) Played 210 Won 120, Drawn 50, Lost 40 Win percentage 57% WIM JANSEN (1997-1998) Played 51 Won 33, Drawn 10, Lost 8 Win percentage 65% MARTIN O'NEILL (2000-2005) Played 282 Won 213, Drawn 29, Lost 40 Win percentage 76% GORDON STRACHAN (2005-2009) Played 203 Won 132, Drawn 36, Lost 35 Win percentage 65% NEIL LENNON (2009-present) Played 220 Won 155, Drawn 29, Lost 36 Win percentage 70%