Below is a weight percentile calculator for men and women, 18 years old and older in the United States. You can toggle between imperial pounds and metric kilograms units to view the distribution of weights. We also have weight by age for adults. Weight alone is not a good indicator of health. BMI is an improvement; BMI is a height and weight based formula estimating whether a certain height and weight is in a healthy range. Weights were measured at a mobile examination center MEC.
This bmi calculator calculates body mass index from your Weight and Height and also shows how your weight compares to others of the same height and age. Your Weight is at compared to others of same Height and Age. If you are at 50 th percentile , you are close to the average weight. Click more information about Body Mass Index. Also see the Ideal Weight Calculator. Maintaining a healthy body weight is very important to all aspects of well being.
Below is a weight percentile by age calculator for adult men and women in the United States. Select an age range and sex, and optionally toggle between imperial pounds and metric kilograms units to view the distribution of weights for American adults. Weight in isolation isn't a good health indicator. BMI is better but not perfect — it's a height and weight based formula estimating health.
Back to the BMI and Weight percentile calculator. In adults, BMI percentiles are not usually relevant because the classification of people as overweight is based on fixed BMI thresholds of 25 to Since most of the visitors to my website are adults, especially young adults and since BMI as a classifier of fatness levels has many known flaws , I decided to show weight percentiles. Thus, it is entirely possible to have a Weight percentile at the 50 th percentile and still be considered overweight. This means that you can be average weight and overweight at the same time.