BMI Calculator

BMI for a 159 pound, 4′10″ man or woman
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BMI = 33.23

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 10 inch man or woman, by weight in pounds:

Weight BMI
62 lbs 12.96
67 lbs 14.00
72 lbs 15.05
77 lbs 16.09
82 lbs 17.14
87 lbs 18.18
92 lbs 19.23
97 lbs 20.27
102 lbs 21.32
107 lbs 22.36
112 lbs 23.41
117 lbs 24.45
122 lbs 25.50
127 lbs 26.54
132 lbs 27.59
137 lbs 28.63
142 lbs 29.67
147 lbs 30.72
152 lbs 31.76
157 lbs 32.81
162 lbs 33.85
167 lbs 34.90
172 lbs 35.94
177 lbs 36.99
182 lbs 38.03
187 lbs 39.08
192 lbs 40.12
197 lbs 41.17
202 lbs 42.21
207 lbs 43.26
212 lbs 44.30
217 lbs 45.35
222 lbs 46.39
227 lbs 47.44
232 lbs 48.48
237 lbs 49.53

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