# the difference between Revenue per user and Average revenue per user

#### simpletbss

I am a small business and wanted to know the difference between Revenue per user and Average revenue per user, I had a revenue of 500 and total new subscriptions of 12,for June, revenue of 500 and total new subscriptions of 12, for June, revenue of 1200 and total subscriptions of 15 for July, revenue of $1800 and 15 for the month of August just wanted help in knowing how should I calculate my RPU or ARPU and which is better. Any kind of suggestions are welcome #### JeffM ##### Elite Member Really, you run a small business, and you want to know the difference between revenue per user and average revenue per user. What is the possible relevance of such information? #### Subhotosh Khan ##### Super Moderator Staff member I am a small business and wanted to know the difference between Revenue per user and Average revenue per user, I had a revenue of 500 and total new subscriptions of 12,for June, revenue of 500 and total new subscriptions of 12, for June, revenue of 1200 and total subscriptions of 15 for July, revenue of$1800 and 15 for the month of August just wanted help in knowing how should I calculate my RPU or ARPU and which is better. Any kind of suggestions are welcome
What does Google say?

#### simpletbss

##### New member
Really, you run a small business, and you want to know the difference between revenue per user and average revenue per user. What is the possible relevance of such information?
just wanted to understand it will you be able to help

#### Subhotosh Khan

##### Super Moderator
Staff member
Not very clear
Which site/s did you look into -

exactly where/what are "not very clear"?​
We can explain the "muddy" statements of those sites!!

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#### Otis

##### Elite Member
revenue of 500 and total new subscriptions of 12, for June,
revenue of 500 and total new subscriptions of 12, for June
Hello simpletbss. Why have you repeated that statement? Did you intend to type something else?

#### HallsofIvy

##### Elite Member
If there are, say, 20 "users" then the "revenue per user" might well be 20 different numbers. The "average revenue per user" would be the sum of those numbers divided by 20.