Indian Height To Weight Chart According To Age

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We all aspire to have a healthy body. A healthy body ensures a happy and good life. If you want a maintain a healthy body, it is essential to keep track of your weight and height. To ensure the healthy functioning of your body, your weight must be in accordance with your height. Many of the nutrients your body requires depend on how much you weigh and what your height is. Hence, these two elements of your body are crucial and must be in harmony with each other.

The body type of all the people is not the same and may vary even from region to region. Therefore, the Weight and Height chart is different for different areas, and India has one that is suitable for its people. These charts differ for different age groups. We shall take you through them all, one by one.

Let’s begin by going through what you should keep in mind regarding the weight and height of your children.

 

Height Weight Chart For Children

Height Weight Chart For Children

If you’re a parent, you must have many concerns regarding the weight and height of your child bothering you. Questions like “What is the ideal weight for my child at this particular age?” “What should their height be?” “How should I keep track of my baby’s growth?” might occur in your mind quite often.

The height and weight of your child depend on their diet to a large extent. It is important to provide children with the important nutrients their bodies require. Doing so will speed up their growth and enhance their health and development.

The growth chart, which is by WHO, particularly for Indian babies, would help you monitor your child’s growth. Children grow constantly; hence, as long as your child is healthy, you need not worry about their weight and height much. However, these charts can roughly help you have an idea of the growth of your child.

Growth Chart For A Baby Boy:

Age (Months) Height (cm) Weight (Kg)
1 51.1 – 58.4 3.4 – 5.7
3 57.6 – 65.3 5.1 – 7.9
6 63.6 – 71.6 6.4 – 7.9
8 66.5 – 74.7 7.0 – 10.5
10 69.0 – 77.6 7.5 – 11.2
12 71.3 – 80.2 7.8 – 11.8

 

Growth Chart For A Baby Girl:

Age (Months) Height (cm) Weight (Kg)
1 50.0 – 57.4 3.2 – 5.4
3 55.8 – 63.8 4.6 – 7.4
6 61.5 – 70.0 5.8 – 9.2
8 64.3 – 73.2 6.3 – 10.0
10 66.8 – 76.1 6.8 – 10.7
12 69.2 – 78.9 7.1 – 11.3

 

Growth Chart For Girls (Age 2-12):

Age (Years) Weight Height
2 26.5 lb (12.0 kg) 33.7″ (85.5 cm)
3 31.5 lb (14.2 kg) 37.0″ (94 cm)
4 34.0 lb (15.4 kg) 39.5″ (100.3 cm)
5 39.5 lb (17.9 kg) 42.5″ (107.9 cm)
6 44.0 lb (19.9 kg) 45.5″ (115.5 cm)
7 49.5 lb (22.4 kg) 47.7″ (121.1 cm)
8 57.0 lb (25.8 kg) 50.5″ (128.2 cm)
9 62.0 lb (28.1 kg) 52.5″ (133.3 cm)
10 70.5 lb (31.9 kg) 54.5″ (138.4 cm)
11 81.5 lb (36.9 kg) 56.7″ (144 cm)
12 91.5 lb (41.5 kg) 59.0″ (149.8 cm)

 

Growth Chart For Boys (Age 2-12):

Age (Years) Weight Height
2 27.5 lb (12.5 kg) 34.2″ (86.8 cm)
3 31.0 lb (14.0 kg) 37.5″ (95.2 cm)
4 36.0 lb (16.3 kg) 40.3″ (102.3 cm)
5 40.5 lb (18.4 kg) 43.0″ (109.2 cm)
6 45.5 lb (20.6 kg) 45.5″ (115.5 cm)
7 50.5 lb (22.9 kg) 48.0″ (121.9 cm)
8 56.5 lb (25.6 kg) 50.4″ (128 cm)
9 63.0 lb (28.6 kg) 52.5″ (133.3 cm)
10 70.5 lb (32 kg) 54.5″ (138.4 cm)
11 78.5 lb (35.6 kg) 56.5″ (143.5 cm)
12 88.0 lb (39.9 kg) 58.7″ (149.1 cm)

Tip: In case you feel your child is underweight, take her/him to a paediatrician. Feed your baby with food that will prove beneficial for him/ her and keep junk food away from them.

Let’s further have a look at the height-weight ratio chart suitable for adults, with details for both men and women.

 

Adults’ Height Weight Chart

Adults’ Height Weight Chart

Just like Children need to have a proper weight-height equilibrium, so do we as adults. The weight height chart can guide you to keep a track of your weight-height coordination, and hence, the wellness of your body.

The height-weight chart differs for men and women. You need to keep in mind that along with age and gender, your body structure and height also determine your weight. Let’s look at the Weight-Height Chart for adults, to give you a rough idea regarding what your ideal weight should be.

Height Female Male
4′ 6″ (137 cm) 63/77 lb (28.5/34.9 kg) 63/77 lb (28.5/34.9 kg)
4′ 7″ (140 cm) 68/83 lb (30.8/37.6 kg) 68/84 lb (30.8/38.1 kg)
4′ 8″ (142 cm) 72/88 lb (32.6/39.9 kg) 74/90 lb (33.5/40.8 kg)
4′ 9″ (145 cm) 77/94 lb (34.9/42.6 kg) 79/97 lb (35.8/43.9 kg)
4′ 10″ (147 cm) 81/99 lb (36.4/44.9 kg) 85/103 lb (38.5/46.7 kg)
4′ 11″ (150 cm) 86/105 lb (39/47.6 kg) 90/110 lb (40.8/49.9 kg)
5′ 0″ (152 cm) 90/110 lb (40.8/49.9 kg) 95/117 lb (43.1/53 kg)
5′ 1″ (155 cm) 95/116 lb (43.1/52.6 kg) 101/123 lb (45.8/55.8 kg)
5′ 2″ (157 cm) 99/121 lb (44.9/54.9 kg) 106/130 lb (48.1/58.9 kg)
5′ 3″ (160 cm) 104/127 lb (47.2/57.6 kg) 112/136 lb (50.8/61.6 kg)
5′ 4″ (163 cm) 108/132 lb (49/59.9 kg) 117/143 lb (53/64.8 kg)
5′ 5″ (165 cm) 113/138 lb (51.2/62.6 kg) 122/150 lb (55.3/68 kg)
5′ 6″ (168 cm) 117/143 lb (53/64.8 kg) 128/156 lb (58/70.7 kg)
5′ 7″ (170 cm) 122/149 lb (55.3/67.6 kg) 133/163 lb (60.3/73.9 kg)
5′ 8″ (173 cm) 126/154 lb (57.1/69.8 kg) 139/169 lb (63/76.6 kg)
5′ 9″ (175 cm) 131/160 lb (59.4/72.6 kg) 144/176 lb (65.3/79.8 kg)
5′ 10″ (178 cm) 135/165 lb (61.2/74.8 kg) 149/183 lb (67.6/83 kg)
5′ 11″ (180 cm) 140/171 lb (63.5/77.5 kg) 155/189 lb (70.3/85.7 kg)
6′ 0″ (183 cm) 144/176 lb (65.3/79.8 kg) 160/196 lb (72.6/88.9 kg)
6′ 1″ (185 cm) 149/182 lb (67.6/82.5 kg) 166/202 lb (75.3/91.6 kg)
6′ 2″ (188 cm) 153/187 lb (69.4/84.8 kg) 171/209 lb (77.5/94.8 kg)
6′ 3″ (191 cm) 158/193 lb (71.6/87.5 kg) 176/216 lb (79.8/98 kg)
6′ 4″ (193 cm) 162/198 lb (73.5/89.8 kg) 182/222 lb (82.5/100.6 kg)
6′ 5″ (195 cm) 167/204 lb (75.7/92.5 kg) 187/229 lb (84.8/103.8 kg)
6′ 6″ (198 cm) 171/209 lb (77.5/94.8 kg) 193/235 lb (87.5/106.5 kg)
6′ 7″ (201 cm) 176/215 lb (79.8/97.5 kg) 198/242 lb (89.8/109.7 kg)
6′ 8″ (203 cm) 180/220 lb (81.6/99.8 kg) 203/249 lb (92/112.9 kg)
6′ 9″ (205 cm) 185/226 lb (83.9/102.5 kg) 209/255 lb (94.8/115.6 kg)
6′ 10″ (208 cm) 189/231 lb (85.7/104.8 kg) 214/262 lb (97/118.8 kg)
6′ 11″ (210 cm) 194/237 lb (88/107.5 kg) 220/268 lb (99.8/121.5 kg)
7′ 0″ (213 cm) 198/242 lb (89.8/109.7 kg) 225/275 lb (102/124.7 kg)

Referring to the chart, you might get any of these three results:

  1. You can either be healthy-weighted, which is the best for you, and suggests that your weight is in accordance with your height.
  2. You can be underweight, which suggests that your weight is less as compared to what it should be. It is advised to seek medical advice in such a case and find out the reason for it.
  3. You can be overweight, which means you weigh more than you should as per your height. It can prove to be unhealthy for you; hence you try to lose some weight.

 

Uses of a Weight-Height Chart

A weight-height chart can help you monitor your and your children’s weight. It can make you aware of what your body needs, depending on its weight. Other than that, by keeping it handy, you can better maintain your ideal weight.

In the case of children, it can help you trace their growth and development.

 

FAQ:

How can I maintain an ideal weight?

To maintain a healthy weight, eating healthy is a prerequisite. Eat moderately, stick to a healthy diet, and keep your stress at bay. Other than that, it is essential to embrace an active lifestyle, with proper rest, too.

 

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Conclusion:

You do not have to rely entirely on the weight-height chart to determine your ideal weight. Several other factors are to be taken into consideration, like your body frame, your built, and other such things. These charts, however, can serve as a rough guide for you to get an idea related to how much you should ideally weigh as per your age and height.

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