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Ideal Height & Weight Chart [Infographic 2018]

Weight Loss

A decent marker of how much your body fat is the weight measurement of BMI. Although it’s an imperfect measure, it gives a quick evaluation of the amount of your body is made out of fat. However, many may want to deduce the ‘ideal’ weight they should be weighing, below is a general guide. Below is a guide for the ‘ideal’ weight chart. Please be advised, that one’s ideal may not be another, and that this chart is based on data compiled by the Met Life insurance company in 1983.

Ideal Height and Weight Chart

Ideal Height & Weight ChartFiguring Used for Ideal Height Weight Charts

The conventional perfect weight is a general guideline as opposed to being founded on extensive up-to-date research or an exhaustive investigation of populace life expectancy and their height and weight.

These conditions were created for use by specialists to compute measurements. They tend to overestimate perfect weight at shorter statures and think little of it at taller sizes.  A recent report found that the outcomes connect well with the weight list of 21 for ladies and 22.5 for men, which is close to the center of the sound BMI run.

Height and Weight Chart

Height

Weight

Normal

Overweight

Obese

4′ 10″

91 to 118 lbs.

119 to 142 lbs.

143 to 186 lbs.

4′ 11″

94 to 123 lbs.

124 to 147 lbs.

148 to 193 lbs.

5′

97 to 127 lbs.

128 to 152 lbs.

153 to 199 lbs.

5′ 1″

100 to 131 lbs.

132 to 157 lbs.

158 to 206 lbs.

5′ 2″

104 to 135 lbs.

136 to 163 lbs.

164 to 213 lbs.

5′ 3″

107 to 140 lbs.

141 to 168 lbs.

169 to 220 lbs.

5′ 4″

110 to 144 lbs.

145 to 173 lbs.

174 to 227 lbs.

5′ 5″

114 to 149 lbs.

150 to 179 lbs.

180 to 234 lbs.

5′ 6″

118 to 154 lbs.

155 to 185 lbs.

186 to 241 lbs.

5′ 7″

121 to 158 lbs.

159 to 190 lbs.

191 to 249 lbs.

5′ 8″

125 to 163 lbs.

164 to 196 lbs.

197 to 256 lbs.

5′ 9″

128 to 168 lbs.

169 to 202 lbs.

203 to 263 lbs.

5′ 10″

132 to 173 lbs.

174 to 208 lbs.

209 to 271 lbs.

5′ 11″

136 to 178 lbs.

179 to 214 lbs.

215 to 279 lbs.

6′

140 to 183 lbs.

184 to 220 lbs.

221 to 287 lbs.

6′ 1″

144 to 188 lbs.

189 to 226 lbs.

227 to 295 lbs.

6′ 2″

148 to 193 lbs.

194 to 232 lbs.

233 to 303 lbs.

6′ 3″

152 to 199 lbs.

200 to 239 lbs.

240 to 311 lbs.

6′ 4″

156 to 204 lbs.

205 to 245 lbs.

246 to 320 lbs.

BMI

19 to 24

25 to 29

30 to 39

Source: National Institutes of Health.

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