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87 bpm resting pulse

Is a 87 pulse rate too high? A heart rate of 87 beats per minute (or 14.5 beats every 10 seconds) is within the range considered normal for adults and children over ten.3

While within the normal adult range of 60 to 100, a 87 pulse is 27.9% quicker than the typical adult average of 73 bpm.

Your resting pulse will vary with age. Consult the table below to check how a 87 heart rate compares to others in your age range.



87 bpm Pulse Percentile by Age
Age Percentile for 87 resting pulse
Infant Top 1%
Extremely Low
1 year Top 2.5%
Very Low
2-3 years Top 10%
Low
4-5 years Top 50%
Average
6-8 years Top 75%
Average
9-11 years Top 75%
Average
12-15 years Top 90%
Higher Than Average
16-19 years Top 90%
Higher Than Average
20-39 years Top 90%
Higher Than Average
40-59 years Top 90%
Higher Than Average
60-79 years Top 95%
Very High
80+ years Top 95%
Very High


Source Citations
  1. Linda J. Vorvick MD, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Institute of Health Pulse: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia


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