BMI Calculator

BMI for a 196 pound, 6′4″ man or woman
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BMI = 23.86

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 4 inch man or woman, by weight in pounds:

Weight BMI
106 lbs 12.90
111 lbs 13.51
116 lbs 14.12
121 lbs 14.73
126 lbs 15.34
131 lbs 15.94
136 lbs 16.55
141 lbs 17.16
146 lbs 17.77
151 lbs 18.38
156 lbs 18.99
161 lbs 19.60
166 lbs 20.20
171 lbs 20.81
176 lbs 21.42
181 lbs 22.03
186 lbs 22.64
191 lbs 23.25
196 lbs 23.86
201 lbs 24.46
206 lbs 25.07
211 lbs 25.68
216 lbs 26.29
221 lbs 26.90
226 lbs 27.51
231 lbs 28.12
236 lbs 28.72
241 lbs 29.33
246 lbs 29.94
251 lbs 30.55
256 lbs 31.16
261 lbs 31.77
266 lbs 32.38
271 lbs 32.98
276 lbs 33.59
281 lbs 34.20
286 lbs 34.81
291 lbs 35.42
296 lbs 36.03
301 lbs 36.63
306 lbs 37.24
311 lbs 37.85
316 lbs 38.46
321 lbs 39.07
326 lbs 39.68
331 lbs 40.29
336 lbs 40.89
341 lbs 41.50
346 lbs 42.11
351 lbs 42.72
356 lbs 43.33
361 lbs 43.94
366 lbs 44.55
371 lbs 45.15
376 lbs 45.76
381 lbs 46.37
386 lbs 46.98
391 lbs 47.59
396 lbs 48.20
401 lbs 48.81
406 lbs 49.41

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