BMI Calculator

BMI for a 70 pound, 5′0″ man or woman
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BMI = 13.67

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 5 foot 0 inch man or woman, by weight in pounds:

Weight BMI
66 lbs 12.89
71 lbs 13.86
76 lbs 14.84
81 lbs 15.82
86 lbs 16.79
91 lbs 17.77
96 lbs 18.75
101 lbs 19.72
106 lbs 20.70
111 lbs 21.68
116 lbs 22.65
121 lbs 23.63
126 lbs 24.61
131 lbs 25.58
136 lbs 26.56
141 lbs 27.53
146 lbs 28.51
151 lbs 29.49
156 lbs 30.46
161 lbs 31.44
166 lbs 32.42
171 lbs 33.39
176 lbs 34.37
181 lbs 35.35
186 lbs 36.32
191 lbs 37.30
196 lbs 38.27
201 lbs 39.25
206 lbs 40.23
211 lbs 41.20
216 lbs 42.18
221 lbs 43.16
226 lbs 44.13
231 lbs 45.11
236 lbs 46.09
241 lbs 47.06
246 lbs 48.04
251 lbs 49.01
256 lbs 49.99

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