BMI Calculator

BMI for a 165 pound, 5′11″ man or woman
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BMI = 23.01

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 11 inch man or woman, by weight in pounds:

Weight BMI
93 lbs 12.97
98 lbs 13.67
103 lbs 14.36
108 lbs 15.06
113 lbs 15.76
118 lbs 16.46
123 lbs 17.15
128 lbs 17.85
133 lbs 18.55
138 lbs 19.24
143 lbs 19.94
148 lbs 20.64
153 lbs 21.34
158 lbs 22.03
163 lbs 22.73
168 lbs 23.43
173 lbs 24.13
178 lbs 24.82
183 lbs 25.52
188 lbs 26.22
193 lbs 26.92
198 lbs 27.61
203 lbs 28.31
208 lbs 29.01
213 lbs 29.70
218 lbs 30.40
223 lbs 31.10
228 lbs 31.80
233 lbs 32.49
238 lbs 33.19
243 lbs 33.89
248 lbs 34.59
253 lbs 35.28
258 lbs 35.98
263 lbs 36.68
268 lbs 37.37
273 lbs 38.07
278 lbs 38.77
283 lbs 39.47
288 lbs 40.16
293 lbs 40.86
298 lbs 41.56
303 lbs 42.26
308 lbs 42.95
313 lbs 43.65
318 lbs 44.35
323 lbs 45.04
328 lbs 45.74
333 lbs 46.44
338 lbs 47.14
343 lbs 47.83
348 lbs 48.53
353 lbs 49.23
358 lbs 49.93

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
Australia 27.4
Germany 27.4
Canada 27.3
South Africa 27.0
Russia 26.7
Brazil 26.6
Spain 26.6
Italy 26.3
Netherlands 26.1
France 25.6
China 24.0
Japan 22.8
India 21.8