BMI Calculator

BMI for a 164 pound, 5′6″ man or woman
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BMI = 26.47

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 6 inch man or woman, by weight in pounds:

Weight BMI
80 lbs 12.91
85 lbs 13.72
90 lbs 14.52
95 lbs 15.33
100 lbs 16.14
105 lbs 16.95
110 lbs 17.75
115 lbs 18.56
120 lbs 19.37
125 lbs 20.17
130 lbs 20.98
135 lbs 21.79
140 lbs 22.59
145 lbs 23.40
150 lbs 24.21
155 lbs 25.01
160 lbs 25.82
165 lbs 26.63
170 lbs 27.44
175 lbs 28.24
180 lbs 29.05
185 lbs 29.86
190 lbs 30.66
195 lbs 31.47
200 lbs 32.28
205 lbs 33.08
210 lbs 33.89
215 lbs 34.70
220 lbs 35.51
225 lbs 36.31
230 lbs 37.12
235 lbs 37.93
240 lbs 38.73
245 lbs 39.54
250 lbs 40.35
255 lbs 41.15
260 lbs 41.96
265 lbs 42.77
270 lbs 43.57
275 lbs 44.38
280 lbs 45.19
285 lbs 46.00
290 lbs 46.80
295 lbs 47.61
300 lbs 48.42
305 lbs 49.22

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