Piece size

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A piece size is a quantity in economics that considers an otherwise overall recorded quantity per piece (e.g. per product unit). As a result, completely different extreme points of the curve shape are often found.

A distinction is made between the following piece sizes:

  • costs
    • Unit cost
      • variable unit costs:
      • Fixed unit costs: (see also fixed cost degression )
      • total (average) unit costs:
  • proceeds
    • Unit revenue
      • fixed unit revenue:
      • variable unit revenue:
      • total (average) unit revenue:
  • Profit
    • Unit contribution margin :
    • average unit profit: