Normal height for 20 year olds

The average height for 20 year old men is 176.8 cm and 20 year old women average 163.3 cm1 The tables below show the distribution of height by percentile of the 20 year year old population.

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Height percentile table for 20 year old men

Percentile Height
3rd 163.3 cm
5th 165 cm
10th 167.7 cm
25th 172 cm
50th 176.8 cm
75th 181.7 cm
90th 186 cm
95th 188.5 cm
97th 190.2 cm

Height percentile table for 20 year old women

Percentile Height
3rd 151.1 cm
5th 152.7 cm
10th 155 cm
25th 159 cm
50th 163.3 cm
75th 167.7 cm
90th 171.6 cm
95th 174 cm
97th 175.5 cm

Source Citations

  1. Robert J. Kuczmarski Dr.P.H. et al., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services 2000 CDC Growth Charts for the United States: Methods and Development

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