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皆さん、 Hi, and thanks in advance for good advice! I would like to be able to say X percent of something, but I haven't been able to find the particle that would correspond to of. Could you use の? For example, in a sentence 人口の10パーセント (10 percent of population)?

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Yes, I think you can say の here:

人口の10%
10% of the population

I think it would be more common to write % than パーセント, but either way.

As an aside, for even tenths I think you can use 割 instead:

人口の一割
a tenth of the population

Each 割 is one tenth.

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Many thanks! And for the tip as well! –  miikaelf Jan 15 at 21:18
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