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Glyph for U+0025
Source: Noto Sans

U+0025 Percent Sign

U+0025 was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block U+0000 to U+007F Basic Latin in the U+0000 to U+FFFF Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Other Punctuation and is commonly used, that is, in no specific script.

The glyph is not a composition. It has a Narrow East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as European Terminator and is not mirrored. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 1 other glyphs. In text U+0025 behaves as Postfix Numeric regarding line breaks. It has type Other for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The CLDR project labels this character “percent” for use in screen reading software. It assigns additional tags, e.g. for search in emoji pickers: per cent, per-cent.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

The percent sign % (sometimes per cent sign in British English) is the symbol used to indicate a percentage, a number or ratio as a fraction of 100. Related signs include the permille (per thousand) sign ‰ and the permyriad (per ten thousand) sign ‱ (also known as a basis point), which indicate that a number is divided by one thousand or ten thousand, respectively. Higher proportions use parts-per notation.

Representations

System Representation
37
UTF-8 25
UTF-16 00 25
UTF-32 00 00 00 25
URL-Quoted %25
HTML hex reference %
HTML named entity %
LATEX \%
AGL: Latin-1 percent
AGL: Latin-2 percent
AGL: Latin-3 percent
AGL: Latin-4 percent
AGL: Latin-5 percent
Adobe Glyph List percent
digraph %

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode Name PERCENT SIGN
Unicode 1 Name
Block Basic Latin
General Category Other Punctuation
Script Common
Bidirectional Category European Terminator
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type None
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+0025 Percent Sign
Lowercase
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+0025 Percent Sign
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+0025 Percent Sign
Uppercase
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+0025 Percent Sign
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+0025 Percent Sign
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+0025 Percent Sign
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+0025 Percent Sign
Case Folding Glyph for U+0025 Percent Sign
ASCII Hex Digit
Alphabetic
Bidi Control
Bidi Mirrored
Composition Exclusion
Case Ignorable
Changes When Casefolded
Changes When Casemapped
Changes When NFKC Casefolded
Changes When Lowercased
Changes When Titlecased
Changes When Uppercased
Cased
Full Composition Exclusion
Default Ignorable Code Point
Dash
Deprecated
Diacritic
Emoji Modifier Base
Emoji Component
Emoji Modifier
Emoji Presentation
Emoji
Extender
Extended Pictographic
FC NFKC Closure Glyph for U+0025 Percent Sign
Grapheme Cluster Break Any
Grapheme Base
Grapheme Extend
Grapheme Link
Hex Digit
Hyphen
ID Continue
ID Start
IDS Binary Operator
IDS Trinary Operator and
IDSU 0
ID_Compat_Math_Continue 0
ID_Compat_Math_Start 0
Ideographic
InCB None
Indic Mantra Category
Indic Positional Category NA
Indic Syllabic Category Other
Jamo Short Name
Join Control
Logical Order Exception
Math
Noncharacter Code Point
NFC Quick Check Yes
NFD Quick Check Yes
NFKC Casefold Glyph for U+0025 Percent Sign
NFKC Quick Check Yes
NFKC_SCF Glyph for U+0025 Percent Sign
NFKD Quick Check Yes
Other Alphabetic
Other Default Ignorable Code Point
Other Grapheme Extend
Other ID Continue
Other ID Start
Other Lowercase
Other Math
Other Uppercase
Prepended Concatenation Mark
Pattern Syntax
Pattern White Space
Quotation Mark
Regional Indicator
Radical
Sentence Break Other
Soft Dotted
Sentence Terminal
Terminal Punctuation
Unified Ideograph
Variation Selector
Word Break Other
White Space
XID Continue
XID Start
Expands On NFC
Expands On NFD
Expands On NFKC
Expands On NFKD
Bidi Paired Bracket Glyph for U+0025 Percent Sign
Bidi Paired Bracket Type None
East Asian Width Narrow
Hangul Syllable Type Not Applicable
ISO 10646 Comment
Joining Group No_Joining_Group
Joining Type Non Joining
Line Break Postfix Numeric
Numeric Type None
Numeric Value not a number
Simple Case Folding Glyph for U+0025 Percent Sign
Script Extension
Vertical Orientation R