Unicode Character "%" (U+0025)

The character % (Percent Sign) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+0025. It is encoded in the Basic Latin block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as %.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Percent Sign
Unicode Codepoint U+0025
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Basic Latin
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class European Terminator (ET)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

U+0025 Conversion

HTML (decimal) %
HTML (hex) %
HTML (named) %
URL Escape Code %25
CSS \000025
JavaScript, JSON \u0025
C, C++, Java \u0025
Python \u0025
Rust \u{0025}
Ruby \u0025

How to type "%"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 0 0 2 5. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 0 0 2 5. Release Alt.


  • %
    Times, Times New Roman, serif
  • %
    Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
  • %
    Courier, Courier New, monospace

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0x25
UTF-16 (hex) 0x0025
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00000025

Characters based on "%" (U+0025)