percentage

percentage n.

[C+sing./pl. v.] the number, amount, rate of sth, expressed as if it is part of a total which is 100; a part or share of a whole

Prozentsatz

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What percentage of the population is / are overweight?
A high percentage of the female staff are part-time workers.
Interest rates are expected to rise by one percentage point
The results were analysed in percentage terms.