Normal weight for 6 year olds (lbs)
The average weight for 6 year old boys is 45.8 lbs and 6 year old girls average 44.8 lbs1 The tables below show the distribution of weight by percentile of the 6 year year old population.
Current units = pounds. View this page in kilograms.
6 year old girls under 36 lbs or over 56 lbs and 6 year old boys who weigh less than 37 lbs or more than 56 lbs may want to consult with 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.
Around the age of 6, children's physical growth continues at a steady pace. On average, a 6-year-old weighs approximately 46 lbs for boys and 45 lbs for girls based on CDC growth charts1. As they become more involved in school and extracurricular activities, it's crucial to maintain a balanced diet and encourage regular physical exercise to promote a healthy lifestyle and positive body image.
Body weight percentile table for 6 year old boys
Body weight percentile table for 6 year old girls
- 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
- American Academy of Pediatrics Is Your Child Overweight?