Normal weight for 16 year olds (kg)

The average weight for 16 year old teenage boys is 61.1 kg and 16 year old teenage girls average 53.9 kg1 The tables below show the distribution of weight by percentile of the 16 year year old population.

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Around the age of 16, teenagers are experiencing rapid physical changes as they progress through adolescence. The average weight for a 16-year-old falls around 61 kg for boys and 54 kg for girls based on CDC growth charts1. As they become more independent, promoting healthy lifestyle choices and encouraging positive body image can help teenagers navigate this transformative stage with confidence and self-assurance.

Body weight percentile table for 16 year old teenage boys

Percentile Weight
3rd 45.8 kg
5th 47.3 kg
10th 49.8 kg
25th 54.7 kg
50th 61.1 kg
75th 69 kg
90th 77.9 kg
95th 84.3 kg
97th 89 kg

Body weight percentile table for 16 year old teenage girls

Percentile Weight
3rd 41.8 kg
5th 43 kg
10th 44.9 kg
25th 48.6 kg
50th 53.9 kg
75th 61.2 kg
90th 70.4 kg
95th 78.1 kg
97th 84.4 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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