Normal weight for 10 year olds

The average weight for 10 year old boys is 32.1 kg and 10 year old girls average 33.1 kg1 The tables below show the distribution of weight by percentile of the 10 year year old population.

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10 year old girls under 25 kg or over 44 kg and 10 year old boys who weigh less than 25 kg or more than 42 kg may want to consult a doctor. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children who's weight is outside the 5th or 85th percentiles seek professional advice to determine if further evaluation is needed2.

Body weight percentile chart for 10 year old boys
Percentile Weight
3rd 24.2 kg
5th 24.9 kg
10th 26.2 kg
25th 28.7 kg
50th 32.1 kg
75th 36.6 kg
90th 42 kg
95th 46.2 kg
97th 49.4 kg
Body weight percentile chart for 10 year old girls
Percentile Weight
3rd 24 kg
5th 24.9 kg
10th 26.3 kg
25th 29.2 kg
50th 33.1 kg
75th 38 kg
90th 43.9 kg
95th 48.2 kg
97th 51.4 kg

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. American Academy of Pediatrics Is Your Child Overweight?

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