# Unit Price Calculator

If you're searching for how to calculate a unit price, this **unit price calculator** is for you. This tool finds how much savings you get from buying a larger pack or a bulk quantity of packets.

With this price per unit calculator, you can:

- Calculate the price per
**ounce**; - Calculate the price per
**pound**; - Calculate the price per
**item**; - And much more!

Check out the VAT calculator if you're interested in the price after taxes.

🔎 You can look at our weight converter and volume converter if you have doubts about the different units used for weight or volume.

## How to calculate a unit price

To calculate the unit price, all you need to know is the total price, the number of units, and the **unit price formula**:

The $no.\ of\ units$ is the number of ounces, liters, or items you get by the total price paid.

The unit price formula is slightly different for comparing packages in which **you only know the number of units per item** (e.g., comparing a pack of soda cans vs. a pack of soda bottles) and not the total package number. In this case:

For **weight**, it would be:

And for **volume**:

## How to use this price per unit calculator

The crucial part is selecting the correct type of calculation:

**Weight:**in this option, the*no. of units*to use will be the total weight of the package. The results you'll obtain will be of the type**"price per ounce"**,**"price per pound"**, etc.**Volume:**the*no. of units*to use will be the total volume of the package. The results you'll obtain will be of the type**"price per liter"**,**"price per gallon"**, etc.**Volume:**the*no. of units*to use will be the total number of package items. The result you'll obtain will be a**"price per item"**.**Items with weight**: select this option when you only know the weight of each item and not the total package weight. The results you'll obtain will be of the type**"price per ounce"**,**"price per pound"**, etc.**Items with volume:**select this option when you only know the volume of each item and not the total package volume. The results you'll obtain will be of the type**"price per liter"**,**"price per gallon"**, etc.

Calculations per **weight, volume, and no. of items** use the unit price formula $\text{unit price = }\frac{\text{total price}}{\text{no. of units}}$, while calculations of **items with weight and volume** use the formula $\text{unit price = }\frac{\text{total price}}{\text{no. of units per item × no. of items}}$