Meaning of “percentage” - Learner’s Dictionary

percentage

noun [ C ] uk us /pəˈsentɪdʒ/

B2 an amount of something, expressed as a number out of 100:

The percentage of women who work has risen steadily.
The percentage of people who are left-handed is small - only about 10%.

(Definition of “percentage” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)