Average Weight

What is the average weight? The average weight of a person varies from country to country. There is an average female weight, an average male weight and average weight for specific heights.

Globally there are a number of things that affect the weight of a person. This varies widely from country to country. The Human average weight can be affected by lifestyle choices, diet as well as hormones.

Average Male Weight

The average male weight of an adult greatly varies from country to country.

Average Male Weight by Country

Average weight for a full-grown male is different from country to country. By using the averaging of these numbers obtained from different countries around the world, we achieve an overall average human weight of around 175-177 lbs.

Country                Average Male Weight

Brazil               – 160 lbs (72.7 kg)

Canada               – 177 lbs (80.3 kg)

Chile               – 166 lbs (75.3 kg)

Finland               – 181 lbs (82.1 kg)

Germany               – 182 lbs (82.4 kg)

United States               – 191 lbs (87 kg)

United Kingdom          – 176 lbs (79.8 kg)

Average Male Weight by Height

Globally the average male weight varies by height.

Height Weight Range (lbs)
5’3″ 127 – 151
5’8″ 137 – 171
6’3″ 157 – 202

Average Female Weight

The average female weight of an adult greatly varies from country to country.

 

Average Weight by Country

Average weight for a full-grown female is different from country to country. By using the averaging of these numbers obtained from different countries around the world, we achieve an overall average female weight of around 145-150 lbs.

Average weight by country is illustrated in the following table.

Country           Average Female Weight

Brazil        –  138 lbs (62.5 kg)

Germany        –  149 lbs (67.5 kg)

United States        –  164 lbs (74.4 kg)

Average Female Weight by Height

The average female weight also varies by height. The height plays a key role in determining the average weight range for women.

Height Weight Range (lbs)
4’11” 110 – 122
5’3″ 119 – 135
5’7″ 133 – 146
5’11” 147 – 161

What is Body mass index (BMI)?

The BMI is a measure of your weight in relation to your height. It has been agreed by Health authorities that:

  • An individual with a BMI of less than 18.5 are underweight.
  • Person with BMI of between 18.5 and 25 is perfect.
  • Someone with a BMI of between 25 and 30 is termed as overweight.
  • Person with a BMI over 30 is classified as obese.

Weight and height guide chart

Below is a weight and height guide chart

Height Weight
Normal Overweight Obese Extreme Obesity
4ft 10″
(58″)
91 to 115 lbs. 119 to 138 lbs. 143 to 186 lbs. 191 to 258 lbs.
4ft 11″
(59″)
94 to 119 lbs. 124 to 143 lbs. 148 to 193 lbs. 198 to 267 lbs.
5ft
(60″)
97 to 123 lbs. 128 to 148 lbs. 153 to 199 lbs. 204 to 276 lbs.
5ft 1″
(61″)
100 to 127 lbs. 132 to 153 lbs. 158 to 206 lbs. 211 to 285 lbs.
5ft 2″
(62″)
104 to 131 lbs. 136 to 158 lbs. 164 to 213 lbs. 218 to 295 lbs.
5ft 3″
(63″)
107 to 135 lbs. 141 to 163 lbs. 169 to 220 lbs. 225 to 304 lbs.
5ft 4″
(64″)
110 to 140 lbs. 145 to 169 lbs. 174 to 227 lbs. 232 to 314 lbs.
5ft 5″
(65″)
114 to 144 lbs. 150 to 174 lbs. 180 to 234 lbs. 240 to 324 lbs.
5ft 6″
(66″)
118 to 148 lbs. 155 to 179 lbs. 186 to 241 lbs. 247 to 334 lbs.
5ft 7″
(67″)
121 to 153 lbs. 159 to 185 lbs. 191 to 249 lbs. 255 to 344 lbs.
5ft 8″
(68″)
125 to 158 lbs. 164 to 190 lbs. 197 to 256 lbs. 262 to 354 lbs.
5ft 9″
(69″)
128 to 162 lbs. 169 to 196 lbs. 203 to 263 lbs. 270 to 365 lbs.
5ft 10″
(70″)
132 to 167 lbs. 174 to 202 lbs. 209 to 271 lbs. 278 to 376 lbs.
5ft 11″
(71″)
136 to 172 lbs. 179 to 208 lbs. 215 to 279 lbs. 286 to 386 lbs.
6ft
(72″)
140 to 177 lbs. 184 to 213 lbs. 221 to 287 lbs. 294 to 397 lbs.
6ft 1″
(73″)
144 to 182 lbs. 189 to 219 lbs. 227 to 295 lbs. 302 to 408 lbs.
6ft 2″
(74″)
148 to 186 lbs. 194 to 225 lbs. 233 to 303 lbs. 311 to 420 lbs.
6ft 3″
(75″)
152 to 192 lbs. 200 to 232 lbs. 240 to 311 lbs. 319 to 431 lbs.
6ft 4″
(76″)
156 to 197 lbs. 205 to 238 lbs. 246 to 320 lbs. 328 to 443 lbs.
BMI 19 to 24 25 to 29 30 to 39 40 to 54