About BMI

What is BMI?

BMI stands for body mass index. It defines how much healthy you are on the basis of your height and weight. BMI tells, are you under weight, normal or overweight.

How we calculate BMI?



Use our BMI calculator to calculate your BMI.

Advantage of calculation of BMI.

BMI result tells your weight position.

If you know, your recent BMI position, than you can take action about your weight, if you are under weight than you need to obtain weight, and if you are over weight, you need to get weight.

How you can you know? Are you under weight, normal or overweight.

As per WHO (World Health Organization's) BMI in adults for both men & women.

BMI for Adults.

Category BMI
Trinness 16-18
Normal 18-25
Overweight 25-30
Extra overweight 30-35

How to calculate child's (BMI) Body Mass Index.

we all care our child much, so it is important to calculate your child's Body Mass Index. So that you can know your child health status.



Follow bellow steps to calculate BMI of child:

  • Measure your child's weight in kg.
  • Now measure height of your child in Meters.
  • Find the square of your child height.


  • Example : suppose your child height 1.50 meter find square of height = 1.50 x 1.50 = 2.25

  • divide weight(KG) by your child square height.

Example BMI of child's

suppose your child's weight is 45 kilogram and he is 1.40 Meter tall.



  • BMI = 45 kilogram / (1.40 x 1.40)

  • Your child's BMI Result = 22.97

Child BMI Compare

Age in yearsweight(25 kg/m2)Obese(30 kg/m2)

 

BoysGirlsBoysGirls
2 18.4 18.020.1 19.8
2.5 18.117.8 19.8 19.6
3 17.9 17.6 19.619.4
3.5 17.717.4 19.4 19.2
4 17.6 17.3 19.319.2
4.5 17.5 17.2 19.319.1
5 17.4 17.2 19.3 19.2
5.5 17.5 17.20 19.519.3
6 17.6 17.34 19.819.7
6.5 17.7 17.53 20.2 20.1
7 17.9 17.6 20.6 20.5
7.5 18.2 18.0 21.121.0
8 18.4 18.4 21.6 21.6
8.5 18.8 18.7 22.222.2
9 19.1 19.1 22.822.8
9.5 19.5 19.5 23.423.5
10 19.8 19.924.0 24.1
10.5 20.2 20.3 24.624.8
11 20.6 20.725.1 25.4
11.5 20.9 21.2 25.6 26.1
12 21.2 21.7 26.0 26.7
12.5 21.6 22.1 26.4 27.2
13 21.9 22.626.8 27.8
13.5 22.3 23.0 27.3 28.2
14 22.6 23.3 27.6 28.6
14.5 23.0 23.728.0 28.9
15 23.3 23.9 28.3 29.1
15.5 23.6 24.228.6 29.3
16 23.9 24.428.9 29.4
16.5 24.2 24.5 29.1 29.6
17 24.5 24.7 29.4 29.7
17.5 24.7 24.929.7 29.8
18 25.025 .030.0 30.0