Women’s weight is always an issue that receives a lot of attention, but a number only shows how much a woman weighs but does not assess their general health and condition. Women’s weight and height both play an important role and keep a correlation with each other. The standard height and weight of women will be mentioned in this article.
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Height and weight chart for women
The standard female height and weight table mentioned below can be used to assess a woman’s physical condition. The unit of weight in the table is the kilogram and the unit for height in the table is the centimeter.
Ideal weight & height chart for women
Each weight chart below is specifically for women. But the numbers are just averages – and should only be used as guidelines. Your ideal healthy weight for women may be different than what’s on the weight chart.
Weight Height Chart for Women
This chart helps you determine your BMI based on your height and age.
|*Height||Ages 18-34||Ages 35 & up||(BMI of 18.5-25)|
|Feet/Inches||*Weight/lbs.||*Weight/lbs.||Ideal *wt. for all|
|*Wearing shoes with 1″ heel and indoor clothing that weighs 3 lbs.|
Based on USDA and Depart. of Health and Human Services Figures
Weight Height Chart for Women ages 25-59 (based on *frame size)
|*Height: Feet/Inches||*WeightSmall frame||*WeightMedium frame||*WeightLarge frame|
|*Wearing shoes with 1″ heel and indoor clothing that weighs 3 lbs. Source: Metropolitan Life Insurance Company weight chart based on mortality.|
Height and Weight Chart
The ideal body weight can be found by understanding the height weight chart.
Check your height to weight ratio using our approximate optimum average height to weight ratio chart guide provided below.
|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.
This table is only suitable for people 18 years of age and older. Based on the height and weight chart for women, the body condition of an adult woman can be classified as follows:
Underweight: There are many causes of being underweight. Your GP can help you learn more and give you help and advice. Each person should also learn more about themselves by reading information pages on nutrition for underweight women.
Relative weight: If you are within a reasonable weight range, you are at the right weight for your height. It is still important to maintain a balanced diet and physical activity in daily life to stay healthy. An adult woman should be active for at least 150 minutes a week. Learn more by reading about the benefits of exercise.
Overweight, obese: this means that your current weight is greater than the healthy level corresponding to your height. Excess weight increases the risk of many different diseases, including cardiovascular disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and musculoskeletal disease. Overweight and obese women need to take action to not only protect their own health but also get back in shape, and help themselves be more confident in work and life.
Today, there is a wealth of information and advice on the news channels that can help you design a weight loss plan, an exercise program, and an individualized diet. You can also talk to your GP or nurse before starting to lose weight. They can offer advice on lifestyle changes and can refer you to a weight-loss club or discuss other treatments.
You can also refer to the article ideal female body measurements chart to have a healthy and balanced body
Weight chart for women over 60
Based on CDC recommendations, the weight chart for women over 60 is 166.5 pounds
As of 2016, the average weights for women in different age groups were: (by CDC)
|Age group (years)||Average weight (pounds)|
|60 and older||166.5|
The following weight chart shows the target weight based on height and age.
|Height (Ft-In)||50-59 (Pounds)||60-69 (Pounds)|
|4 feet, 11 inches||110 to 140||118 to 148|
|5 feet, 0 inch||113 to 144||122 to 153|
|5 feet, 1 inch||117 to 148||126 to 158|
|5 feet, 2 inches||121 to 153||130 to 164|
|5 feet, 3 inches||125 to 158||134 to 169|
|5 feet, 4 inches||129 to 163||139 to 174|
|5 feet, 5 inches||133 to 168||143 to 180|
|5 feet, 6 inches||137 to 173||147 to 185|
|5 feet, 7 inches||141 to 178||152 to 191|
|5 feet, 8 inches||145 to 183||157 to 197|
|5 feet, 9 inches||150 to 188||161 to 202|
|5 feet, 10 inches||155 to 194||165 to 208|
|5 feet, 11 inches||159 to 199||169 to 212|
|6 feet, 0 inch||163 to 208||173 to 216|
|6 feet, 1 inch||168 to 214||179 to 225|
|6 feet, 2 inches||172 to 220||185 to 231|
|6 feet, 3 inches||178 to 226||191 to 239|
Measures to maintain women’s standard height and weight
Weight control of people over 60 is a very important issue. Weight deviation is a natural consequence of the modern lifestyle. Unhealthy eating habits, sedentary lifestyles, and stress are the main causes of obesity. On the other hand, being overweight and obese can lead to a wide range of diseases and the risk of disease can be significantly reduced with the following measures:
Stick to a healthy diet: practice a healthy balanced diet and avoid consuming processed foods. Make sure you stick to good eating habits every day. Eat small meals throughout the day, and keep feeling full for a long time instead of fasting to starve the body. Many effective diet plans are shared on nutrition information channels that you can access for free.
Have an active routine: Keep yourself healthy and energized throughout the day by following a daily physical activity routine that aligns with your work and personal schedule. Ideally, there is a balance between calories taken in and calories burned.
Get enough rest: keeping the spirit in a positive state, and a healthy mind by going to bed early, and getting up early is a simple but highly effective job. It keeps the biological clock in order and balances the secretion of hormones in the body. Adequate rest and good sleep are essential to getting the body ready to deal with any rigors.
Reduce stress: Modern life makes it difficult for people to avoid stress from work and life, especially women. However, adult women are likely to find relief from stress when they follow healthy eating habits, lead an active lifestyle, and get a good night’s sleep. In addition, adult women will feel even more relaxed when they avoid smoking, drinking alcohol, and drinking too much caffeine.
There are many ways to maintain a normal height and weight in women. Therefore, you should be persistent to follow the above measures to have the best shape and ensure good health.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do you calculate weight based on your height?
You can calculate your weight based on your height using the following formula:
Weight in kilograms = (2.2 x 3.5 x BI) x (Height of a person in meters minus 1.5). The largest differences between the older and newer equations are in the higher height range. The ideal height for women is the same for men and women when using BMI. However, the new equation allows for a few more pounds at each height than the older charts.
If you're 5'4" (1,6256m) tall, your BMI should be 23. Your ideal weight should be 2.2x23 + (3.5x23+) x (1.6256–1.5) = 60.7108 kg
In the same way, if you are 5' 5" (1,651m), and your BMI is 22, your ideal weight would be 2.2x22 + 3.5x22x(1.651-1.5) = 60.027 Kg
Or there is another way to determine the perfect weight for a girl in kilograms: Ideal body weight (women) = 49 kg + 1.7 kg for every inch over 5 feet.
What's a girl Average weight?
According to statistics, the average American woman 20 and older weighs about 170.6 pounds and is an average of 63.7 inches (nearly 5 feet, 4 inches) tall.