Ideal Height and Weight Chart

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Height and Weight

 Height and Weight

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Height and Weight. While the ideal human body height and weight has been a topic of debate for a very long time. Also hundreds of formulas and theories have been invented and put to the test, but the answer is still debatable.

Hence the ideal weight should be unique for everyone. Also the major factors that contribute to a person’s ideal weight are height, gender, age, body frame, body type, and so on. Also this article gives a comprehensive chart to draw comparisons. It is now the most viewed page on Also apart from the cover page of our website.

Also body weight and height is very important not just for the general public for athletes who are looking at maximizing performance.

Height and Weight Chart

ideal height and weight chart

Here is a list of the most popular “ideal weight” formulas:

J. D. Robinson Formula (1983)

      52 kg + 1.9 kg per inch over 5 feet       (man)


    49 kg + 1.7 kg per inch over 5 feet       (woman)

D. R. Miller Formula (1983)

      56.2 kg + 1.41 kg per inch over 5 feet       (man)


    53.1 kg + 1.36 kg per inch over 5 feet       (woman)

G. J. Hamwi Formula (1964)

      48.0 kg + 2.7 kg per inch over 5 feet       (man)


    45.5 kg + 2.2 kg per inch over 5 feet       (woman)

B. J. Devine Formula (1974)

      50.0 + 2.3 kg per inch over 5 feet       (man)


    45.5 + 2.3 kg per inch over 5 feet       (woman)

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The World Health Organization (WHO) Recommended Healthy BMI Range

    18.5 – 25 for both man and woman

Also the Ideal Weight Calculator provides the results of all the formulas above for your best benefit.

Hence all the formulas above are for adults, age 18 or older. Also for children and teens. Also please refer to the following weight charts published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Please find the calculator for  here


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