# Average revenue

the total receipts from sales divided by the number of units sold, frequently employed in price theory in conjunction with marginal revenue.

Historical *Examples*

In the custom-house district of Santiago, the average revenue receipts per year have been 5.1 per cent.

Industrial Cuba Robert P. Porter

The average cost of the service on a rural route, therefore, exceeded the average revenue derived from postage by $687 per year.

Government in the United States James Wilford Garner

Computed in this way the average revenue per ton per mile for the railways of the United States in 1867 was 1.92 cents.

Railroads: Rates and Regulations William Z. Ripley

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