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How to calculate item percentage of total in Excel?

If you have a table which record the sales of items in a worksheet as below screenshot shown, how can you calculate the percentage of total in each item sales?
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Calculate item percentage of total

Calculate item percentage of total

To calculate the item percentage of total, firstly, you need to calculate the total of each item.

1. Next to the table, type this formula =SUM(B2:E2) to sum the first item sales, then drag fill handle down to sum each item, see screenshot:

B2:E2 is the range of sales of the first item you want to calculate.
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2. Then in a blank cell, calculate the total sales of all items with this formula =SUM(F2:F10). F2:F10 is the range contains the total of each item.
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3. Now you can calculate each item’s percentage of total. Type this formula, =F2/$F$11, F2 is the total of the first item, $F$11 is the total number of all items, drag fill handle down to fill the formula to cells.
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4. Click Home tab, in the Number group, click % to format the cells as percentage.
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