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Healthy weight for 5' 6" adults

5' 6" adults who weigh between 115 pounds and 154 pounds in are considered to be of a healthy weight as measured by body mass index (bmi)2. If you are 5' 6" and heavier than 154 pounds you are overweight for your height.

Consult table below to determine the body mass index and body size health for your height.

Current measure units are feet/inches. View this page in centimeter equivalent (168cm).



Healthy weight and body mass chart for 66in adults 1
Weight BMI Health3
100 lbs 16.1 Underweight
105 lbs 16.9 Underweight
110 lbs 17.8 Underweight
115 lbs 18.6 Healthy Weight
120 lbs 19.4 Healthy Weight
125 lbs 20.2 Healthy Weight
130 lbs 21 Healthy Weight
135 lbs 21.8 Healthy Weight
140 lbs 22.6 Healthy Weight
145 lbs 23.4 Healthy Weight
150 lbs 24.2 Healthy Weight
155 lbs 25 Overweight
160 lbs 25.8 Overweight
165 lbs 26.6 Overweight
170 lbs 27.4 Overweight
175 lbs 28.2 Overweight
180 lbs 29 Overweight
185 lbs 29.9 Overweight
190 lbs 30.7 Obese
195 lbs 31.5 Obese
200 lbs 32.3 Obese
205 lbs 33.1 Obese
210 lbs 33.9 Obese
215 lbs 34.7 Obese
220 lbs 35.5 Obese
225 lbs 36.3 Obese
230 lbs 37.1 Obese
235 lbs 37.9 Obese
240 lbs 38.7 Obese
245 lbs 39.5 Obese


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
  2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services About Adult BMI
  3. Rush University Medical Center Obesity


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