BMI Calculator

BMI for a 173 pound, 6′2″ man or woman
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BMI = 22.21

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 6 foot 2 inch man or woman, by weight in pounds:

Weight BMI
101 lbs 12.97
106 lbs 13.61
111 lbs 14.25
116 lbs 14.89
121 lbs 15.53
126 lbs 16.18
131 lbs 16.82
136 lbs 17.46
141 lbs 18.10
146 lbs 18.74
151 lbs 19.39
156 lbs 20.03
161 lbs 20.67
166 lbs 21.31
171 lbs 21.95
176 lbs 22.59
181 lbs 23.24
186 lbs 23.88
191 lbs 24.52
196 lbs 25.16
201 lbs 25.80
206 lbs 26.45
211 lbs 27.09
216 lbs 27.73
221 lbs 28.37
226 lbs 29.01
231 lbs 29.66
236 lbs 30.30
241 lbs 30.94
246 lbs 31.58
251 lbs 32.22
256 lbs 32.86
261 lbs 33.51
266 lbs 34.15
271 lbs 34.79
276 lbs 35.43
281 lbs 36.07
286 lbs 36.72
291 lbs 37.36
296 lbs 38.00
301 lbs 38.64
306 lbs 39.28
311 lbs 39.93
316 lbs 40.57
321 lbs 41.21
326 lbs 41.85
331 lbs 42.49
336 lbs 43.14
341 lbs 43.78
346 lbs 44.42
351 lbs 45.06
356 lbs 45.70
361 lbs 46.34
366 lbs 46.99
371 lbs 47.63
376 lbs 48.27
381 lbs 48.91
386 lbs 49.55

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