Ideal Weight Calculator

Result

Based on the Robinson formula (1983), your ideal weight is 169.1 lbs
Based on the Miller formula (1983), your ideal weight is 164.3 lbs
Based on the Devine formula (1974), your ideal weight is 176.1 lbs
Based on the Hamwi formula (1964), your ideal weight is 183.2 lbs
Based on the healthy BMI recommendation, your recommended weight is 140.2 lbs - 189.5 lbs
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Reference

The ideal human body weight has been a topic of debate for a very long time. Hundreds of formulas and theories have been invented and put to the test, but the answer is still debatable. The ideal weight should be unique for everyone. The major factors that contribute to a person's ideal weight are height, gender, age, body frame, body type, and so on. Here is a list of the most popular "ideal weight" formulas:

J. D. Robinson Formula (1983)

    52 kg + 1.9 kg per inch over 5 feet       (man)
    49 kg + 1.7 kg per inch over 5 feet       (woman)

D. R. Miller Formula (1983)

    56.2 kg + 1.41 kg per inch over 5 feet       (man)
    53.1 kg + 1.36 kg per inch over 5 feet       (woman)

G. J. Hamwi Formula (1964)

    48.0 kg + 2.7 kg per inch over 5 feet       (man)
    45.5 kg + 2.2 kg per inch over 5 feet       (woman)

B. J. Devine Formula (1974)

    50.0 + 2.3 kg per inch over 5 feet       (man)
    45.5 + 2.3 kg per inch over 5 feet       (woman)

The World Health Organization (WHO) Recommended Healthy BMI Range

    18.5 - 25 for both man and woman

The Ideal Weight Calculator provides the results of all the formulas above for your best benefit.

All the formulas above are for adults, age 18 or older. For children and teens, please refer to the following weight charts published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

1. CDC weight chart for boy between age 2 and 20
2. CDC weight chart for girl between age 2 and 20