The HTML meter tag is used for indicating a scalar measurement within a known range, or a fractional value. The measure is shown as a progress bar.
Also known as a gauge, usage could include displaying disk usage, the amount raised during fundraising activities, or the relevance of a search query result.
It is important to note that the meter element is used to represent a range. It is not appropriate to use this element for representing a single number (such as how many children someone has) unless there is a known maximum number.
Here is how to use it.