Per Thousand / Per Mille sign in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

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How to type the Per Thousand (or it’s official name ‘Per Mille’) sign ‰ into Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint.

Per Thousand / Per Mille sign codes

Decimal: 8240    Hex: 2030 

Use the Hex code in Word as a shortcut to enter any symbol.  The Hex code lets you find the Per Thousand/Per Mille symbol quickly in the Insert Symbol dialog or Windows Character Map (see below)

Web:   ‰    ‰

FYI only, Web codes aren’t used in Microsoft Office.

Word

Insert | Insert Symbols

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Use the standard Word symbol shortcut 2030 then  Alt + X

Once in a document you can copy it to AutoCorrect and make your own shortcut.

Excel

Insert | Symbols | Symbol and look for the Per Thousand / Per Mille character  ‰

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PowerPoint

Insert | Symbols | Symbol and look for the Per Thousand / Per Mille character.

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Windows

In Windows there are several shortcuts to enter the degree character into any program but they use a numeric keypad, not the number row above the letters.

Alt + 8240

Alt + 2030

Windows Character Map

The Windows Character Map accessory in all Windows releases

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