Ideal body weight estimation

Background

  • Also known as "predicted body weight"[1]

Men

Male Ideal Body Weight (kg) = 50 + 2.3 (height (in) – 60)

Height (in) Height (cm) Ideal Body weight (kg)
60 152.4 50
61 154.94 52
62 157.48 55
63 160.02 57
64 162.56 59
65 165.1 62
66 167.64 64
67 170.18 66
68 172.72 68
69 175.26 71
70 177.8 73
71 180.34 75
72 182.88 78
73 185.42 80
74 187.96 82
75 190.5 85
76 193.04 87
77 195.58 89
78 198.12 91
79 200.66 94
80 203.2 96

Women

Female Ideal Body Weight (kg) = 45.5 + 2.3 (height (in) - 60)

Height (in) Height (cm) Ideal Body weight (kg)
60 152.4 46
61 154.94 48
62 157.48 50
63 160.02 52
64 162.56 55
65 165.1 57
66 167.64 59
67 170.18 62
68 172.72 64
69 175.26 66
70 177.8 69
71 180.34 71
72 182.88 73
73 185.42 75
74 187.96 78
75 190.5 80
76 193.04 82
77 195.58 85
78 198.12 87
79 200.66 89
80 203.2 92

See Also

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