percentage
noun

an amount shown as part of one hundred

"...state-owned banks cut their prime rates a percentage point to 11 per cent" [Wall Street Journal]

"...a good percentage of the excess stock was taken up during the last quarter" [Australian Financial Review]

"...the Federal Reserve Board, signalling its concern about the weakening American economy, cut the discount rate by one-half percentage point to 6.5 per cent" [Wall Street Journal]

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