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Normal healthy resting pulse rates for 18 year olds

The average resting heart rate (HRrest) for a 18 year old is 75 beats per minute2. 18 year old males average heart rates of 72 bpm while females average slightly higher at 79 bpm2. The normal resting heart rate range for all adults and children 10 and over is between 60 and 100 beats per minute3. 90% of 18 year olds resting pulses fall within the range of 54 to 95 bpm. In general, an adult's resting heart rate will be lower for those in better athletic condition. See also: Exercising heart rates for 18 year olds



Resting Heart Rate Chart 18 Year Olds
Percentile All Men Women
Top 1%
Athlete
48 bpm 46 bpm 50 bpm
Top 2.5%
Athlete
51 bpm 50 bpm 54 bpm
Top 5%
Athlete
54 bpm 52 bpm 58 bpm
Top 10%
Excellent
58 bpm 56 bpm 62 bpm
Top 25%
Good
64 bpm 61 bpm 69 bpm
Top 50%
Average
73 bpm 69 bpm 77 bpm
Top 75%
Average
82 bpm 78 bpm 85 bpm
Top 90%
Higher Than Average
90 bpm 87 bpm 94 bpm
Top 95%
Very High
95 bpm 92 bpm 99 bpm
Top 97%
Very High
101 bpm 95 bpm 103 bpm
Top 99%
Extremely High
105 bpm 104 bpm 108 bpm


Source Citations
  1. American Heart Association Target Heart Rates
  2. Yechiam Ostchega, Ph.D. et al., U.S. Department OF Health and Human Services National Center for Health Statistics Resting Pulse Rate Reference Data for Children, Adolescents, and Adults: United States,1999-2008


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