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Body Measurements

Data are for the U.S.

Measured average height, weight, and waist circumference for adults ages 20 years and over

  • Men:
    Height in inches: 69.2
    Weight in pounds: 195.7
    Waist circumference in inches: 40.0*  (101.5 centimeters)
  • Women:
    Height in inches: 63.7
    Weight in pounds: 168.5
    Waist circumference in inches: 38.1* (96.9 centimeters)*Unpublished figure. Derived from converting published figures listed in centimeters to inches.

Source: Anthropometric Reference Data for Children and Adults: United States, 2011-2014, tables 4, 6, 10, 12, 19, 20 [PDF – 2.7 MB]

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