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How much should you Weigh for your Height?
Basically, there are two ways to calculate whether your weight is in proportion to your height.
1. Height weight chart and
2. BMI Index - Body Mass Index

We will take a look at both of these options in following sub sections but before that let’s understand few parameters which will help you to interpret height and weight chart and its benefits.

1) You can use below height and weight chart to check if you're the right weight for your height or you can use second option
    height weight calculator.

2) The below height weight chart is only suitable for adult men and women. It isn't suitable for children or young people under
    18 years of age. If you want to check for boys or girls under 18 years of age then use this page.
Terms of Use
The material on this web site is provided for educational purposes only, and is not to be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
The following height weight chart is applicable for Women, Men and Girls and it is placed in HEIGHT in foot or centimeters and WEIGHT in pounds or kilograms

Each color in the BOX represents your health status whether you are underweight, healthy (normal) weight, overweight or obese.
weight to height ratio
weight for height
weight and height
healthy weight for height
average weight for height
normal weight for height
How to read below chart?
Underweight                 Healthy Weight           Overweight                  Obese                    Extremely Obese
Height Weight Calculator for Adult Men and Women
HEIGHT in foot or centimeters and WEIGHT in pounds or kilograms
Height Weight Calculator for Adult Men and Women
Source: National Institutes of Health, USA
HEIGHT in Inches and
WEIGHT in pounds (lbs)
Source: National Institutes of Health, USA
Is this height weight chart suitable for Adult women, men, girls of all age?
This chart is suitable only for women, men, girls aged 18 years and above.
For kids and children please visit this link
Some exceptions for this height and weight chart
However, this chart may not be suitable if you have a very muscular build.
This is because having lots of muscle may put you in the overweight or obese categories, even if you have little body fat.
For example, professional rugby players can fall into the "obese" category despite having very little body fat. However, this will not apply to most people.
Is this information reliable?
The data is referred from:-
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), USA
National Health Services, UK
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
However, the results from the height weight chart or BMI (Body Mass index) test are not always accurate and should not be relied upon for medical diagnosis or treatment.
Some people tend to have a lot of muscles (which tend to weigh heavier) and for those people a wrong BMI or height weight chart results would be.
This information should be used as informational and for any doubts or concerns see your physician.
                                 How to interpret your health status?
From above charts you would have been able to find out your current health status whether you are underweight, healthy weight, overweight or Obese.

Let’s see what these results mean to you and its health risks,benefits and any further course of action to stay healthy and fit.
Visit your health status pages :-
Are you underweight?
Are you health weight?
Are you overweight?
Are you Obese?
Key facts about Obesity and Overweight World wide

• Worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980.
• In 2014, more than 1.9 billion adults, 18 years and older, were overweight. Of
  these over 600 million were obese.
• 39% of adults aged 18 years and over were overweight in 2014, and 13% were
• Most of the world's population lives in countries where overweight and obesity kills
  more people than underweight.
• 42 million children under the age of 5 were overweight or obese in 2013.
• Overweight and hence Obesity is preventable.
    Source - WHO (World Health Organisation)
   For more country specific details visit this page