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Average Male Weight

Average Male Weight

The weight of an average male depends on various factors that are listed here.
Amruta Deshpande
Last Updated: Sep 28, 2018
Many people, these days, are very concerned about their looks and appearance. They would do anything to get a position in the most sought-after competitions of looking good. Physical traits like height and weight of a person varies depending on many factors.
They play an important role in a person's physical appearance, and also affects the normal health of the person. People are constantly trying to shed the extra pounds, and get into shape. Here is when body mass index can be of help. It relates body weight and height, and enables one to determine whether they have a healthy body.
According to Height
Body mass index gives the relation between weight and height. It can help a person to keep a check on his weight in order to remain healthy. The average weight for all ages is rising at an alarming rate, and the problem of obesity is crawling all over the world. Obesity gives rise to several health problems, and hence it is important to stay fit and fine.
Height (inches) Weight Range(pounds)
5' 1" 123 to 145
5' 2" 125 to 148
5' 3" 127 to 151
5'4" 129 to 155
5' 5" 131 to 159
5' 6" 133 to 163
5' 7" 135 to 167
5' 8" 137 to 171
Height (inches) Weight Range(pounds)
5' 9" 139 to 175
5' 10" 141 to 179
5' 11" 144 to 183
6' 0" 147 to 187
6' 1" 150 to 192
6' 2" 153 to 197
6' 3" 157 to 202
According to Countries
Average weight is influenced by a number of factors, and may not be the same for people living in different parts of the world. Moreover, it depends on the lifestyle, and eating habits of the person. It is also influenced by genes, and other biological and social factors.
Country Average Male Weight (pounds)
United States 195.8
Canada 177
United Kingdom 185.2
Germany 181.7
Chile 170.4
Finland 181
The previous table shows that weight of a person depends not only on physiology and economic circumstances, but also on average weight of the population. It differs from country to country, depending on the diet, lifestyle, etc.
BMI and Weight Status
Here is another table which can be used to find out the weight status as per the body mass index.

Body Mass Index Weight Status
Below 18.5 Underweight
18.5 to 24.9 Normal
25 to 29.9 Overweight
Above 30 Obese
Weight, increased beyond the normal range, can be brought under control by managing your diet and physical activities. It is necessary to have a healthy weight if you want to keep health problems away. Eat a well-balanced diet, and drink plenty of water to stay healthy all the time! Take care!