BMI Calculator

BMI for a 116 pound, 4′6″ man or woman
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BMI = 27.97

Body Mass Index, or BMI, is used to estimate if a person is overweight or underweight.

It is calculated the same way for men and women.

These are the generally accepted classifications:

  • Underweight: less than 18.5
  • Normal weight: 18.5-25
  • Overweight: 25-30
  • Obese: BMI of 30 or greater

What's the Body Mass Index? How much?

BMI chart for a 4 foot 6 inch man or woman, by weight in pounds:

Weight BMI
53 lbs 12.78
58 lbs 13.98
63 lbs 15.19
68 lbs 16.39
73 lbs 17.60
78 lbs 18.80
83 lbs 20.01
88 lbs 21.22
93 lbs 22.42
98 lbs 23.63
103 lbs 24.83
108 lbs 26.04
113 lbs 27.24
118 lbs 28.45
123 lbs 29.65
128 lbs 30.86
133 lbs 32.06
138 lbs 33.27
143 lbs 34.47
148 lbs 35.68
153 lbs 36.89
158 lbs 38.09
163 lbs 39.30
168 lbs 40.50
173 lbs 41.71
178 lbs 42.91
183 lbs 44.12
188 lbs 45.32
193 lbs 46.53
198 lbs 47.73
203 lbs 48.94

Mean BMI for Selected Countries

Both sexes, ages 18+. Source: World Health Organization, 2016.

Country BMI
Nauru 32.5
Egypt 29.4
United States 29.1
Mexico 27.9
United Kingdom 27.5
Germany 27.4
Australia 27.4
Canada 27.3
South Africa 27.0
Russia 26.7
Spain 26.6
Brazil 26.6
Italy 26.3
Netherlands 26.1
France 25.6
China 24.0
Japan 22.8
India 21.8