BMI Body Mass Index Metric Online Calculator / Chart / Table
BMI Body Mass Index
Metric Online Calculator

This calculator provides calculation of BMI (Body Mass Index) in metric (m, kg) or US imperial units (ft, in, lb).

Select metric or imperial (US standard) units: Metric        Imperial (US standard)

Enter your height,
cm (centimeters)

Enter your weight,
kg (kilograms):   

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Category Chart / Table
BMI ( body mass index, kg/m2 ) Category Chart / Table: Example BMI for a person with height = 1.7 meters :
Severely underweight BMI less than 16.5
Underweight body BMI from 16.5 to 18.4
Normal body BMI from 18.5 to 24.9
Overweight body BMI from 25 to 30
Obesity (Class I) BMI from 30.1 to 34.9
Obesity (Class II) BMI from 35 to 40
Obesity (Class III) BMI over 40
body weight 47 kg at 170 cm = 16.26
body weight 50 kg at 170 cm = 17.30
body weight 60 kg at 170 cm = 20.76
body weight 80 kg at 170 cm = 27.68
body weight 95 kg at 170 cm = 32.87
body weight 110 kg at 170 cm = 38.06
body weight 130 kg at 170 cm = 44.98

BMI (body mass index) is the person's body weight (in kilograms) divided by the square of his height (in meters) and measured in kg/m2. There is a need to use corrective coefficient In order to calculate the index in imperial units. BMI is used to estimate a normal body weight (a healthy body weight) based on a person's height. It's also called Quetelet index, is a measurement which estimates a proportion of person's weight and height. Body mass index is often used as diagnostic index to identify if individual is obese, overweight, normal or underweight. BMI was invented by Adolphe Quetelet (a Belgian scientist) between years 1830 and 1850.

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