Normal weight for 3 year olds

The average weight for 3 year old boys is 31.8 lbs and 3 year old girls average 30.7 lbs1 The tables below show the distribution of weight by percentile of the 3 year year old population.

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Body weight percentile chart for 3 year old boys
Percentile Weight
3rd 26.1 lbs
5th 26.7 lbs
10th 27.7 lbs
25th 29.5 lbs
50th 31.8 lbs
75th 34.3 lbs
90th 36.9 lbs
95th 38.6 lbs
97th 39.8 lbs
Body weight percentile chart for 3 year old girls
Percentile Weight
3rd 25.1 lbs
5th 25.7 lbs
10th 26.7 lbs
25th 28.4 lbs
50th 30.7 lbs
75th 33.4 lbs
90th 36.3 lbs
95th 38.3 lbs
97th 39.7 lbs

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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