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Note1: Data in green are representative of the majority of the country or region's adult population.[1]
Note2: Letters in grey indicate non-measured height.

Country/RegionAverage male heightAverage female heightStature ratio
(male to female)
Sample population /
age range
Share of
pop. over 18
covered[2][3][4]
MethodologyYearSource
Albania174.0 cm (5 ft 8 12 in)161.8 cm (5 ft 3 12 in)1.0820–29 (N= m:649 f:1,806)23.5%Measured2008–2009[5][6]
ArgentinaN/A159.6 cm (5 ft 3 in)N/A19–4960.4%Measured2004–2005[7]
Argentina174.46 cm (5 ft 8 12 in)161.01 cm (5 ft 3 12 in)1.08Healthy, 18 (N= m:90 f:97, SD= m:7.43 cm (3 in) f:6.99 cm (3 in))2.9%Measured1998–2001[8]
ArmeniaN/A158.1 cm (5 ft 2 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:4,218, SD= f:5.7 cm (2 in))48.6%Self-reported2005[9]
Australia175.6 cm (5 ft 9 in)161.8 cm (5 ft 3 12 in)1.0918+100.0%Measured2011–2012[10]
Australia177.8 cm (5 ft 10 in)163.8 cm (5 ft 4 12 in)1.0918–2412.4%Measured2011–2012[10]
Austria179 cm (5 ft10 12 in)166 cm (5 ft5 12 in)1.0820–4954.3%Measured2006[11]
Austria180 cm (5 ft 11 in)167 cm (5 ft5 12 in)1.0820–247.7%Measured2006[11]
Austria178.80 cm (5 ft10 12 in)N/A1.0730–347.8%Estimates2010[12]
Austria179.2 cm (5 ft10 12 in)167.6 cm (5 ft 6 in)1.0721 (N= m:53 f:69, SD= m:6.1 cm (2 12 in) f:5.6 cm (2 in))1.5%Self-reported2001[13]
Azerbaijan171.8 cm (5 ft 7 12 in)165.4 cm (5 ft 5 in)1.0416+106.5%Measured2005[14]
Bahrain165.1 cm (5 ft 5 in)154.2 cm (5 ft 12 in)1.0719+ (N= m:1,120 f:1,181, SD= m:9.0 cm (3 12 in) f:7.8 cm (3 in))97.7%Measured2002[15]
Bahrain171.0 cm (5 ft 7 12 in)156.6 cm (5 ft 1 12 in)1.09181.9%Measured2009[16][17]
BangladeshN/A150.6 cm (4 ft 11 12 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:7,368, SD= f:5.5 cm (2 in))56.2%Self-reported2007[9]
Belgium178.70 cm (5 ft10 12 in)N/AN/A30–348.1%Estimates2010[12]
Belgium178.6 cm (5 ft10 12 in)168.1 cm (5 ft 6 in)1.0621 (N= m:20–49 f:20–49, SD= m:6.6 cm (2 12 in) f:5.3 cm (2 in))1.7%Self-reported2001[13]
BeninN/A159.3 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:11,015, SD= f:6.5 cm (2 12 in))53.5%Self-reported2006[9]
BoliviaN/A151.8 cm (5 ft 0 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:10,302, SD= f:5.9 cm (2 12 in))52.6%Self-reported2003[9]
Bolivia160.0 cm (5 ft 3 in)142.2 cm (4 ft 8 in)1.13Aymara, 20–29N/AMeasured1970[18]
Bosnia and Herzegovina183.9 cm (6 ft 12 in)171.8 cm (5 ft 7 12 in)1.07Students at UBL,19–32 (N= m:178 f:34, SD= m:7.11 cm (3 in) f:6.56 cm (2 12 in))0.4%[19]Measured2014[20]
Brazil170.7 cm (5 ft 7 in)158.8 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)1.0718+ (N= m:62,037 f:65,696)100.0%Measured2009[21][22]
Brazil173.0 cm (5 ft 8 in)161.1 cm (5 ft 3 12 in)1.0720-24 (N= m:8,299 f:7,938)13.0%Measured2009[21]
Brazil – Urban173.5 cm (5 ft 8 12 in)161.6 cm (5 ft 3 12 in)1.0720-24 (N= m:6,360 f:6,305)10.9%Measured2009[21]
Brazil – Rural170.9 cm (5 ft 7 12 in)158.9 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)1.0720-24 (N= m:1,939 f:1,633)2.1%Measured2009[21]
Bulgaria175.2 cm (5 ft 9 in)163.2 cm (5 ft 4 12 in)1.07N/AN/AN/A2010[23]
Bulgaria – Sofia178.1 cm (5 ft 10 in)164.8 cm (5 ft 5 in)1.08N/AN/AN/A2010[23]
Burkina FasoN/A161.6 cm (5 ft 3 12 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:7,337, SD= f:6.2 cm (2 12 in))55.5%Self-reported2003[9]
CambodiaN/A152.4 cm (5 ft 0 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:5,081, SD= f:5.4 cm (2 in))52.2%Self-reported2005[9]
Cameroon – Urban170.6 cm (5 ft 7 in)161.3 cm (5 ft 3 12 in)1.0615+ (N= m:3,746 f:5,078)53.6%Measured2003[24]
Cameroon – Urban172.1 cm (5 ft 8 in)162.0 cm (5 ft 4 in)1.0635-44 (N= m:558 f:1,156)8.7%Measured2003[24]
Canada175.1 cm (5 ft 9 in)162.3 cm (5 ft 4 in)1.0818–7994.7%Measured2007–2009[25]
Canada176.0 cm (5 ft 9 12 in)163.3 cm (5 ft 4 12 in)1.0825–4436.5%Measured2005[26]
Central African RepublicN/A158.9 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:1,408, SD= f:6.6 cm (2 12 in))50.0%Self-reported1994[9]
ChadN/A162.6 cm (5 ft 4 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:2,393, SD= f:6.4 cm (2 12 in))51.9%Self-reported2004[9]
Chile169.6 cm (5 ft 7 in)156.1 cm (5 ft 1 12 in)1.0915+107.2%Measured2009–2010[27]
Chile171.2 cm (5 ft 7 12 in)157.2 cm (5 ft 2 in)1.0925–4441.2%Measured2009–2010[27]
Chile171 cm (5 ft 7 12 in)159.1 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)1.0715–2423.7%Measured2009–2010[27]
China, People's Republic of167.1 cm (5 ft 6 in)155.8 cm (5 ft 1 12 in)1.0718+100.0%Measured2012[28]
China, Mainland172.1 cm (5 ft 8 in)160.1 cm (5 ft 3 in)1.07192.1%Measured2010[29]
China, People's Republic of –Urban170.2 cm (5 ft 7 in)158.6 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)1.07170.6%Measured2002[30]
China, People's Republic of – Rural166.3 cm (5 ft 5 12 in)157.0 cm (5 ft 2 in)1.06171.6%Measured2002[30]
China, People's Republic of –Beijing174.7 cm (5 ft 9 in)161.3 cm (5 ft 3 12 in)1.08210.2%[31]Measured2010[32]
China, People's Republic of –Sichuan169.2 cm (5 ft 6 12 in)158.2 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)1.0720–240.7%[33]Measured2010[34]
Colombia170.6 cm (5 ft 7 in)158.7 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)1.0718–22 (N= m:1,528,875 f:1,468,110)14.1%Measured2002[35]
ColombiaN/A155.0 cm (5 ft 1 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:22,947, SD= f:6.2 cm (2 12 in))55.8%Self-reported2004[9]
ComorosN/A154.8 cm (5 ft 1 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:644, SD= f:5.8 cm (2 12 in))49.8%Self-reported1996[9]
Congo, Democratic Republic of theN/A157.7 cm (5 ft 2 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:2,727, SD= f:8.0 cm (3 in))52.7%Self-reported2005[9]
Congo, Republic of theN/A159.0 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:3,922, SD= f:8.1 cm (3 in))55.7%Self-reported2007[9]
Croatia180.4 cm (5 ft 11 in)166.49 cm (5 ft 5 12 in)1.0918 (N= m:358 f:360, SD= m:6.8 cm (2 12 in) f:6.1 cm (2 12 in))1.6%Measured2006–2008[36]
Cuba – Urban168 cm (5 ft 6 in)156 cm (5 ft1 12 in)1.0815+79.2%Measured1999[37]
Czech Republic180.31 cm (5 ft 11 in)167.22 cm (5 ft 6 in)1.08171.6%Measured2001[38]
Denmark180.4 cm (5 ft 11 in)N/AN/AConscripts, 18–20 (N= m:38,025)5.3%Measured2012[39]
Denmark181.4 cm (5 ft11 12 in)N/AN/A301.5%Estimates2010[12]
Denmark182.6 cm (6 ft 0 in)168.7 cm (5 ft 6 12 in)1.0823 (N= m:–20 f:20–49, SD= m:NA f:7.4 cm (3 in))1.6%Self-reported2001[13]
Dinaric Alps185.6 cm (6 ft 1 in)171.1 cm (5 ft 7 12 in)1.0817N/AMeasured2005[40]
Dominican RepublicN/A156.4 cm (5 ft 1 12 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:4,763, SD= f:6.3 cm (2 12 in))54.8%Self-reported1996[9]
El SalvadorN/A160.3 cm (5 ft 3 in)N/A25–4950.9%Self-reported2007[9]
Egypt170.3 cm (5 ft 7 in)158.9 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)1.0720–24 (N= m:845 f:1,059)16.6%Measured2008[41]
EgyptN/A159.5 cm (5 ft 3 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:13,813, SD= f:6.0 cm (2 12 in))53.2%Self-reported2008[9]
Estonia179.1 cm (5 ft10 12 in)N/AN/A172.3%Measured2003[42]
EthiopiaN/A157.6 cm (5 ft 2 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:3,868, SD= f:6.6 cm (2 12 in))53.8%Self-reported1997[9]
Europe177.6 cm (5 ft 10 in)[43]N/AN/A17-29[44]N/AMeasured and Self-reported2001–2012[5]
Finland178.9 cm (5 ft10 12 in)165.3 cm (5 ft 5 in)1.0825–34 (N= m/f:2,305)19.0%Measured1994[45]
Finland180.7 cm (5 ft 11 in)167.2 cm (5 ft 6 in)1.08–25 (N= m/f:26,636)9.2%Measured2010–2011[46][45]
Finland177.9 cm (5 ft 10 in)N/A8.4%30–348.4%Estimates2010[12]
France175.6 cm (5 ft 9 in)162.5 cm (5 ft 4 in)1.0818–70 (N= m/f:11,562)85.9%Measured2003–2004[47][48]
France174.1 cm (5 ft 8 12 in)161.9 cm (5 ft 3 12 in)1.0820+96.6%Measured2001[49]
France177.0 cm (5 ft 9 12 in)164.6 cm (5 ft 5 in)1.0820–2917.5%Measured2001[49]
France176.2 cm (5 ft 9 12 in)N/AN/A30–348.3%Estimates2010[12]
GabonN/A158.4 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:1,576, SD= f:6.2 cm (2 12 in))52.1%Self-reported2000[9]
Gambia – Rural168.0 cm (5 ft 6 in)157.8 cm (5 ft 2 in)1.0621–49 (N= m:9,559 f:13,160, SD= m:6.7 cm (2 12 in) f:5.6 cm (2 in))N/AMeasured1950–1974[50]
Germany175.4 cm (5 ft 9 in)162.8 cm (5 ft 4 in)1.0818–79 (N= m/f:19,768)94.3%Measured2007[51]
Germany178.9 cm (5 ft10 12 in)166.1 cm (5 ft 5 12 in)1.0818–3729.2%Measured2007[51]
Germany –Urban[52]180.6 cm (5 ft 11 in)168.5 cm (5 ft 6 12 in)1.0818–377.1%[53]Measured2007[51]
Germany180.17 cm (5 ft 11 in)N/AN/A30–347.2%Estimates2010[12]
Germany178 cm (5 ft 10 in)165 cm (5 ft 5 in)1.0818+ (N= m:25,112 f:25,560)100.0%Self-reported2009[54]
Germany181 cm (5 ft11 12 in)168 cm (5 ft 6 in)1.0818–25 (N= m:2,501 f:2,227)11.3%Self-reported2009[54]
GhanaN/A159.3 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:2,958, SD= f:6.7 cm (2 12 in))54.4%Self-reported2008[9]
Ghana169.5 cm (5 ft 6 12 in)158.5 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)1.0725–2914.7%Measured1987–1989[55]
Greece177 cm (5 ft 9 12 in)165 cm (5 ft 5 in)1.0718–4956.3%Measured2003[11]
Greece177 cm (5 ft 9 12 in)166 cm (5 ft5 12 in)1.0720–248.5%Measured2003[11]
Greece178.06 cm (5 ft 10 in)N/AN/AConscripts, 18–26 (N= m:3,982 , SD= m:7.05 cm (3 in))13.7%Measured2006–2007[56]
Greece177.29 cm (5 ft 10 in)N/AN/A30–349.5%Estimates2010[12]
Greece178.3 cm (5 ft 10 in)166.6 cm (5 ft 5 12 in)1.0721 (N= m:20–49 f:20–49, SD= m:6.6 cm (2 12 in) f:5.3 cm (2 in))1.8%Self-reported2001[13]
GuatemalaN/A147.3 cm (4 ft 10 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:1,773, SD= f:6.3 cm (2 12 in))52.3%Self-reported1998[9]
GuineaN/A158.8 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:2,563, SD= f:6.3 cm (2 12 in))52.9%Self-reported2005[9]
HaitiN/A158.6 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:2,932, SD= f:6.5 cm (2 12 in))52.8%Self-reported2005[9]
HondurasN/A152.0 cm (5 ft 0 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:11,219, SD= f:6.4 cm (2 12 in))53.3%Self-reported2005[9]
Hong Kong171.7 cm (5 ft 7 12 in)158.7 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)1.0818 (N= m:468 f:453, SD= m:5.5 cm (2 in) f:5.7 cm (2 in))1.4%Measured2006[57]
Hong Kong173.4 cm (5 ft 8 12 in)160.1 cm (5 ft 3 in)1.08University students, 19–20 (N= m:291 f:200, SD= m:6.1 cm (2 12 in) f:5.2 cm (2 in))0.6%[58]Measured2005[59]
Hungary176 cm (5 ft 9 12 in)164 cm (5 ft4 12 in)1.07AdultsN/AMeasured2000s[60]
Hungary177.3 cm (5 ft 10 in)N/AN/A18 (N= m:1,080, SD= m:5.99 cm (2 12 in))1.7%Measured2005[61]
India164.7 cm (5 ft 5 in)151.9 cm (5 ft 0 in)1.0820–49 (N= m:69,245 f:118,796)69.8%Measured2005–2006[62]
India – Rural161.2 cm (5 ft 3 12 in)152.1 cm (5 ft 0 in)1.0617+ (SD= m:7.0 cm (3 in) f:6.3 cm (2 12 in))72.1%Measured2007[63]
India166.3 cm (5 ft 5 12 in)152.6 cm (5 ft 0 in)1.09203.0%Predicted2005–2006[63]
Indonesia158 cm (5 ft 2 in)147 cm (4 ft 10 in)1.0750+ (N= m:2,041 f:2,396, Median= m:158 cm (5 ft 2 in) f:147 cm (4 ft 10 in))22.5%Self-reported1997[64]
Iran170.3 cm (5 ft 7 in)157.2 cm (5 ft 2 in)1.0821+ (N= m/f:89,532, SD= m:8.05 cm (3 in) f:7.22 cm (3 in))88.1%Measured2005[65]
Iran173.4 cm (5 ft 8 12 in)159.8 cm (5 ft 3 in)1.0921–2517.9%Measured2005[65]
Iraq – Baghdad165.4 cm (5 ft 5 in)155.8 cm (5 ft 1 12 in)1.0618–44 (N= m:700 f:800, SD= m:5.6 cm (2 in) f:16.0 cm (6 12 in))76.3%Measured1999–2000[66]
Ireland177 cm (5 ft 9 12 in)163 cm (5 ft 4 in)1.0920–4961.8%Measured2007[11]
Ireland179 cm (5 ft10 12 in)163 cm (5 ft 4 in)1.1020–2410.4%Measured2007[11]
Ireland176.60 cm (5 ft 9 12 in)N/AN/A301.7%Estimates2010[12]
Ireland177.5 cm (5 ft 10 in)163.5 cm (5 ft 4 12 in)1.0921 (N= m:54 f:20–49, SD= m:6.3 cm (2 12 in) f:7.6 cm (3 in))2.4%Self-reported2001[13]
Israel177 cm (5 ft 9 12 in)166 cm (5 ft5 12 in)1.0718–219.7%Measured2010[67]
Italy176.5 cm (5 ft 9 12 in)162.5 cm (5 ft 4 in)1.09181.4%Measured1999–2004[68][5][17]
Italy174.48 cm (5 ft 8 12 in)N/AN/A301.6%Estimates2010[12]
Italy177.2 cm (5 ft 10 in)167.8 cm (5 ft 6 in)1.0621 (N= m:106 f:92, SD= m:6.0 cm (2 12 in) f:6.1 cm (2 12 in))1.4%Self-reported2001[13]
Ivory Coast170.1 cm (5 ft 7 in)159.1 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)1.0725–29 (SD= m:6.7 cm (2 12 in) f:5.67 cm (2 in))14.6%Measured1985–1987[55]
Ivory CoastN/A159.8 cm (5 ft 3 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:1,600, SD= f:6.2 cm (2 12 in))53.4%Self-reported1998[9]
Jamaica171.8 cm (5 ft 7 12 in)160.8 cm (5 ft 3 12 in)1.0725–7471.4%Measured1994–1996[69]
Japan172 cm (5 ft 7 12 in)158 cm (5 ft 2 in)1.0820–4947.2%Measured2005[11]
Japan172.0 cm (5 ft 7 12 in)158.70 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)1.0820–24 (N= m:1,708 f:1,559, SD= m:5.42 cm (2 in) f:5.30 cm (2 in))7.2%Measured2004[70]
Japan170.7 cm (5 ft 7 in)158.0 cm (5 ft 2 in)1.08171.2%Measured2013[71]
JordanN/A158.2 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:4,484, SD= f:6.6 cm (2 12 in))55.6%Self-reported2007[9]
KazakhstanN/A159.8 cm (5 ft 3 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:1,600, SD= f:6.3 cm (2 12 in))53.7%Self-reported1999[9]
KenyaN/A159.4 cm (5 ft 3 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:4,856, SD= f:7.3 cm (3 in))52.5%Self-reported2003[9]
North Korea165.6 cm (5 ft 5 in)154.9 cm (5 ft 1 in)1.07Defectors, 20–39 (N= m/f:1,075)46.4%Measured2005[72]
South Korea170.7 cm (5 ft 7 in)157.4 cm (5 ft 2 in)1.0820+ (N= m:2,750 f:2,445, Median= m:170.7 cm (5 ft 7 in) f:157.4 cm (5 ft 2 in), SD= m:6.40 cm (2 12 in) f:5.99 cm (2 12 in))96.5%Measured2010[73]
South Korea173.5 cm (5 ft 8 12 in)160.4 cm (5 ft 3 in)1.0820–24 (N= m:378 f:298, Median= m:174.0 cm (5 ft8 12 in) f:160.5 cm (5 ft 3 in), SD= m:5.16 cm (2 in) f:5.26 cm (2 in))8.0%Measured2010[73]
South Korea173.5 cm (5 ft 8 12 in)N/AN/AConscripts, 18–19 (N= m:363,827)3.8%Measured2014[74]
South Korea -Seoul173.9 cm (5 ft 8 12 in)N/AN/AConscripts, 18–19 (N= m:65,876)0.8%Measured2014[74]
KyrgyzstanN/A158.0 cm (5 ft 2 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:2,424, SD= f:5.8 cm (2 12 in))55.4%Self-reported1997[9]
LesothoN/A157.6 cm (5 ft 2 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:1,879, SD= f:6.7 cm (2 12 in))49.8%Self-reported2004[9]
LiberiaN/A157.3 cm (5 ft 2 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:4,281, SD= f:6.2 cm (2 12 in))52.8%Self-reported2006[9]
Lithuania177.2 cm (5 ft 10 in)N/AN/AConscripts, 19–25 (N= m:197 SD= m:6.3 cm (2 12 in))14.7%Measured2005[75][76]
Lithuania – Urban178.4 cm (5 ft 10 in)N/AN/AConscripts, 19–25 (N= m:91 SD= m:6.7 cm (2 12 in))9.9%Measured2005[75][76]
Lithuania – Rural176.2 cm (5 ft 9 12 in)N/AN/AConscripts, 19–25 (N= m:106 SD= m:5.9 cm (2 12 in))4.9%Measured2005[75][76]
Lithuania181.3 cm (5 ft11 12 in)167.5 cm (5 ft 6 in)1.08182.1%Measured2001[77]
MadagascarN/A154.3 cm (5 ft 12 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:5,024, SD= f:6.0 cm (2 12 in))53.6%Self-reported2003[9]
Malawi – Urban166 cm (5 ft 5 12 in)155 cm (5 ft 1 in)1.0716–60 (N= m:583 f:315, SD= m:6.0 cm (2 12 in) f:9.4 cm (3 12 in))101.1%Measured2000[78]
Malaysia166.3 cm (5 ft 5 12 in)154.7 cm (5 ft 1 in)1.07Malay, 20–24 (N= m:749 f:893, Median= m:166 cm (5 ft 5 12 in) f:155 cm (5 ft 1 in), SD= m:6.46 cm (2 12 in) f:6.04 cm (2 12 in))9.7%[79]Measured1996[80]
Malaysia168.5 cm (5 ft 6 12 in)158.1 cm (5 ft 2 in)1.07Chinese, 20–24 (N= m:407 f:453, Median= m:169 cm (5 ft 6 12 in) f:158 cm (5 ft 2 in), SD= m:6.98 cm (2 12 in) f:6.72 cm (2 12 in))4.1%[79]Measured1996[80]
Malaysia169.1 cm (5 ft 6 12 in)155.4 cm (5 ft 1 in)1.09Indian, 20–24 (N= m:113 f:140, Median= m:168 cm (5 ft 6 in) f:156 cm (5 ft 1 12 in), SD= m:5.84 cm (2 12 in) f:6.18 cm (2 12 in))1.2%[79]Measured1996[80]
Malaysia163.3 cm (5 ft 4 12 in)151.9 cm (5 ft 0 in)1.08Other indigenous, 20–24 (N= m:257 f:380, Median= m:163 cm (5 ft 4 in) f:152 cm (5 ft 0 in), SD= m:6.26 cm (2 12 in) f:5.95 cm (2 12 in))0.4%[79]Measured1996[80]
Mali – Southern Mali171.3 cm (5 ft 7 12 in)160.4 cm (5 ft 3 in)1.07Rural adults (N= m:121 f:320, SD= m:6.6 cm (2 12 in) f:5.7 cm (2 in))N/AMeasured1992[81]
Malta169.9 cm (5 ft 7 in)159.9 cm (5 ft 3 in)1.0618+100.0%Self-reported2003[82]
Malta175.2 cm (5 ft 9 in)163.8 cm (5 ft 4 12 in)1.0725–3417.5%Self-reported2003[82]
Mexico167 cm (5 ft 5 12 in)154 cm (5 ft12 in)1.0820–4969.4%Measured2006[11]
Mexico169 cm (5 ft 6 12 in)155 cm (5 ft 1 in)1.0820–2414.5%Measured2006[11]
Mexico172 cm (5 ft 7 12 in)N/AN/AMiddle & upper classes, young adultsN/AMeasuredN/A[83]
Mexico – Bajío172 cm (5 ft 7 12 in)N/AN/AAdultsN/AMeasuredN/A[84]
Mexico - CentralN/A162 cm (5 ft 4 in)N/A26–39N/AMeasuredN/A[84]
Mexico – Morelos167 cm (5 ft 5 12 in)155 cm (5 ft 1 in)1.0818–761.6%[85]Self-reported1998–1999[86]
MoldovaN/A161.2 cm (5 ft 3 12 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:4,757, SD= f:6.2 cm (2 12 in))45.9%Self-reported2005[9]
Mongolia168.4 cm (5 ft 6 12 in)157.7 cm (5 ft 2 in)1.0725–34 (N= m:158 f:181)27.6%Measured2006[87]
Montenegro183.2 cm (6 ft 0 in)168.4 cm (5 ft 6 12 in)1.09Students at UCG,18–37 (N= m:178 f:107, SD= m:7.06 cm (3 in) f:5.27 cm (2 in))3.2%[88]Measured2011[17]
MoroccoN/A158.5 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:10,334, SD= f:6.0 cm (2 12 in))54.7%Self-reported2003[9]
MozambiqueN/A156 cm (5 ft1 12 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:6,912, SD= f:6.2 cm (2 12 in))55.0%Self-reported2003[9]
NamibiaN/A160.7 cm (5 ft 3 12 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:5,575, SD= f:7.1 cm (3 in))50.4%Self-reported2006[9]
NepalN/A150.8 cm (4 ft 11 12 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:6,280, SD= f:5.5 cm (2 in))52.9%Self-reported2006[9]
Netherlands181 cm (5 ft11 12 in)169 cm (5 ft6 12 in)1.07Caucasians,16–18[89] (N= m:37 f:52, SD= m:6 cm (2 12 in) f:5 cm (2 in))3.7%[90]Measured2003[91]
Netherlands182.70 cm (6 ft 0 in)N/AN/A30–347.8%Estimates2010[12]
Netherlands180.8 cm (5 ft 11 in)167.5 cm (5 ft 6 in)1.0820+96.8%Self-reported2010[92][2][22]
Netherlands183.2 cm (6 ft 0 in)169.9 cm (5 ft 7 in)1.0820–3016.9%Self-reported2010[92]
Netherlands183.8 cm (6 ft 12 in)170.7 cm (5 ft 7 in)1.0821 (N= m:74 f:50, SD= m:7.1 cm (3 in) f:6.3 cm (2 12 in))1.5%Self-reported2009[93]
New Zealand177 cm (5 ft 9 12 in)164 cm (5 ft4 12 in)1.0820–4956.9%Measured2007[11]
New Zealand178 cm (5 ft 10 in)164 cm (5 ft4 12 in)1.0920–249.1%Measured2007[11]
NicaraguaN/A153.7 cm (5 ft 12 in)N/A25–4954.1%Self-reported2001[9]
Nigeria163.8 cm (5 ft 4 12 in)157.8 cm (5 ft 2 in)1.0418–7498.6%Measured1994–1996[69]
Nigeria167.2 cm (5 ft 6 in)160.3 cm (5 ft 3 in)1.0420-29 (N= m:139 f:76, SD= m:6.5 cm (2 12 in) f:5.7 cm (2 in))33.2%Measured2011[94]
Norway179.63 cm (5 ft10 12 in)N/AN/A30–348.5%Estimates2010[12]
Norway180.3 cm (5 ft 11 in)167 cm (5 ft5 12 in)1.0820–85 (N= m:1534 f:1743)93.6%Self-reported2008–2009[95][2][22]
Norway182.4 cm (6 ft 0 in)168 cm (5 ft 6 in)1.0920–25 (SD= m:5.3 cm (2 in) f:6.5 cm (2 12 in))9.5%Self-reported2008–2009[95]
Norway181.6 cm (5 ft11 12 in)168.2 cm (5 ft 6 in)1.0826–35 (SD= m:6.3 cm (2 12 in) f:6.3 cm (2 12 in))17.0%Self-reported2008–2009[95]
Peru164 cm (5 ft 4 12 in)151 cm (4 ft11 12 in)1.0920+93.8%Measured2005[96]
Philippines161.9 cm (5 ft 3 12 in)150.2 cm (4 ft 11 in)1.0820+92.7%Measured2003[97]
Philippines163.4 cm (5 ft 4 12 in)151.7 cm (4 ft 11 12 in)1.0820–3955.4%Measured2003[97]
Poland178.7 cm (5 ft10 12 in)165.1 cm (5 ft 5 in)1.0818 (N= m:846 f:1,126)1.6%Measured2010[98]
Portugal173.9 cm (5 ft 8 12 in)N/AN/A18 (N= m:696)1.5%Measured2008[99][5]
Portugal172.30 cm (5 ft 8 in)N/AN/A30–349.7%Estimates2010[12]
Portugal171 cm (5 ft 7 12 in)161 cm (5 ft3 12 in)1.0620–5056.7%Self-reported2001[11]
Portugal173.7 cm (5 ft 8 12 in)163.7 cm (5 ft 4 12 in)1.0621 (N= m:87 f:106, SD= m:8.2 cm (3 in) f:5.3 cm (2 in))1.9%Self-reported2001[13]
Qatar170.8 cm (5 ft 7 in)161.1 cm (5 ft 3 12 in)1.06181.9%Measured2005[100][17]
RwandaN/A157.7 cm (5 ft 2 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:3,202, SD= f:6.5 cm (2 12 in))54.2%Self-reported2005[9]
Romania172 cm (5 ft 7 12 in)157 cm (5 ft 2 in)1.10N/AN/AMeasured2007[101]
Russia177.2 cm (5 ft 10 in)164.1 cm (5 ft 4 12 in)1.08241.9%Measured2004[102][17]
SamoaN/A166.6 cm (5 ft 5 12 in)N/A18–28 (N= f:55 SD= f:6.5 cm (2 12 in))32.6%Measured2004[103]
Saudi Arabia168.9 cm (5 ft 6 12 in)156.3 cm (5 ft 1 12 in)1.08183.0%Measured2010[104][17]
SenegalN/A163 cm (5 ft 4 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:2,533, SD= f:6.7 cm (2 12 in))54.4%Self-reported2005[9]
Serbia182.0 cm (5 ft11 12 in)166.8 cm (5 ft 5 12 in)1.09Students at UNS,18–30 (N= m:318 f:76, SD= m:6.74 cm (2 12 in) f:5.88 cm (2 12 in))0.7%[105]Measured2012[106]
Singapore171 cm (5 ft 7 12 in)160 cm (5 ft 3 in)1.07Chinese students at TP,16–18[107] (N= m:52 f:49, SD= m:6 cm (2 12 in) f:5 cm (2 in))0.3%[108][109]Measured2003[91]
Slovakia179.4 cm (5 ft10 12 in)165.6 cm (5 ft 5 in)1.08182.0%Measured2004[110]
Slovenia –Ljubljana180.3 cm (5 ft 11 in)167.4 cm (5 ft 6 in)1.08190.2%[111]Measured2011[112]
South Africa168 cm (5 ft 6 in)159 cm (5 ft2 12 in)1.0619 (N= m:121 f:118)3.6%Measured2003[113]
Sri Lanka163.6 cm (5 ft 4 12 in)151.4 cm (4 ft 11 12 in)1.0818+ (N= m:1,768 f:2,709, SD= m:6.9 cm (2 12 in) f:6.4 cm (2 12 in))100.0%Measured2005–2006[114]
Sri Lanka165.6 cm (5 ft 5 in)154.0 cm (5 ft 12 in)1.0818-29 (N= m:312 f:427, SD= m:7.1 cm (3 in) f:5.9 cm (2 12 in))30.7%Measured2005–2006[114]
Spain173.1 cm (5 ft 8 in)N/AN/A18-70 (N= m:1,298 [115][116] )88.2%Measured2013–2014[117][118][119]
SpainN/A159.6 cm (5 ft 3 in)N/A18-70 (N= f:8,217 [120][121] )83.5%Measured2007–2008[117][121][116][22]
Spain175.3 cm (5 ft 9 in)N/AN/A18-34 (N= m:554-1,061 [122][116] )26.8%Measured2013–2014[117][118][119]
SpainN/A162.6 cm (5 ft 4 in)N/A18-19 (N= f:656 [123][121] )2.4%Measured2007–2008[117][121][116]
Spain175.30 cm (5 ft 9 in)N/AN/A30–3411.1%Estimates2010[12]
Spain174 cm (5 ft 8 12 in)163 cm (5 ft 4 in)1.0720–4957.0%Self-reported2007[11]
Spain176 cm (5 ft 9 12 in)166 cm (5 ft5 12 in)1.0620–247.5%Self-reported2007[11]
Spain178 cm (5 ft 10 in)166.2 cm (5 ft 5 12 in)1.0721 (N= m:111 f:94, SD= m:6.9 cm (2 12 in) f:6.2 cm (2 12 in))1.8%Self-reported2001[13]
SwazilandN/A159.1 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:2,612, SD= f:6.3 cm (2 12 in))51.0%Self-reported2006[9]
Sweden181.5 cm (5 ft11 12 in)166.8 cm (5 ft 5 12 in)1.0920–2915.6%Measured2008[124]
Sweden180.4 cm (5 ft 11 in)N/AN/A308.0%Estimates2010[12]
Sweden177.9 cm (5 ft 10 in)164.6 cm (5 ft 5 in)1.0820–7486.3%Self-reported1987–1994[125]
Switzerland178.2 cm (5 ft 10 in)N/AN/AConscripts, 19 (N= m:12,447, Median= m:178.0 cm (5 ft 10 in), SD= m:6.52 cm (2 12 in))1.5%Measured2009[126]
Switzerland175.4 cm (5 ft 9 in)164 cm (5 ft4 12 in)1.0720–7488.8%Self-reported1987–1994[125]
Taiwan171.4 cm (5 ft 7 12 in)159.9 cm (5 ft 3 in)1.0717 (N= m:200 f:200)1.7%Measured2011[127][128][129]
TanzaniaN/A156.6 cm (5 ft 1 12 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:6,033, SD= f:6.5 cm (2 12 in))52.8%Self-reported2004[9]
Thailand170.3 cm (5 ft 7 in)159 cm (5 ft2 12 in)1.07STOU students, 15–19 (N= m:839 f:1,636, SD= m:6.3 cm (2 12 in) f:5.9 cm (2 12 in))0.2%[130]Self-reported2005[131]
TogoN/A159.0 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:2,728, SD= f:6.1 cm (2 12 in))53.4%Self-reported1998[9]
Tonga176.1 cm (5 ft 9 12 in)165.3 cm (5 ft 5 in)1.0740 (N= m:241 f:299)1.5%Measured2001[132]
Turkey173.6 cm (5 ft 8 12 in)161.9 cm (5 ft 3 12 in)1.0720-22 (N= m:322 f:247)8.3%Measured2007[133][17][5]
Turkey – Ankara174.1 cm (5 ft 8 12 in)158.9 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)1.1018–59 (N= m:703 f:512, Median= m:169.7 cm (5 ft 7 in) f:157.5 cm (5 ft 2 in), SD= m:6.9 cm (2 12 in) f:6.4 cm (2 12 in))5.1%[134]Measured2004–2006[135]
Turkey – Ankara176.1 cm (5 ft 9 12 in)162 cm (5 ft 4 in)1.0918–29 (N= m:390 f:163, Median= m:173.9 cm (5 ft8 12 in) f:164.5 cm (5 ft 5 in), SD= m:6.3 cm (2 12 in) f:7.0 cm (3 in))2.0%[134]Measured2004–2006[135]
TurkeyN/A156.4 cm (5 ft 1 12 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:2,393, SD= f:5.6 cm (2 in))54.5%Self-reported2003[9]
UgandaN/A159.2 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:1,666, SD= f:6.5 cm (2 12 in))53.4%Self-reported2006[9]
United Arab Emirates173.4 cm (5 ft 8 12 in)156.4 cm (5 ft 1 12 in)1.11N/AN/AN/AN/A[136]
UK – England175.3 cm (5 ft 9 in)161.9 cm (5 ft 3 12 in)1.0816+ (N= m:3,154 f:3,956)103.2%[137]Measured2012[138]
UK – England177.8 cm (5 ft 10 in)164.5 cm (5 ft 5 in)1.0825–34 (N= m:415 f:611)17.2%[137]Measured2012[138]
UK – Scotland175.0 cm (5 ft 9 in)161.3 cm (5 ft 3 12 in)1.0816+ (N= m:2,512 f:3,180, Median= m:174.8 cm (5 ft 9 in) f:161.2 cm (5 ft 3 12 in))103.0%[137]Measured2008[139]
UK – Scotland178.2 cm (5 ft 10 in)163.5 cm (5 ft 4 12 in)1.0925–34 (N= m:286 f:413, Median= m:178.0 cm (5 ft 10 in) f:163.9 cm (5 ft 4 12 in))15.7%[137]Measured2008[139]
UK – Wales177.0 cm (5 ft 9 12 in)162.0 cm (5 ft 4 in)1.0916+103.2%[137]Self-reported2009[140]
U.S.175.9 cm (5 ft 9 12 in)162.1 cm (5 ft 4 in)1.09All Americans, 20+ (N= m:5,647 f:5,971, Median= m:176.1 cm (5 ft 9 12 in) f:162.1 cm (5 ft 4 in))96.2%Measured2007–2010[141]
U.S.176.3 cm (5 ft 9 12 in)163.1 cm (5 ft 4 in)1.09All Americans, 20–29 (N= m:895 f:980, Median= m:176.3 cm (5 ft 9 12 in) f:162.9 cm (5 ft 4 in))18.3%Measured2007–2010[141]
U.S.176.9 cm (5 ft 9 12 in)163.7 cm (5 ft 4 12 in)1.09African Americans, 20–39 (N= m:356 f:397, Median= m:176.4 cm (5 ft 9 12 in) f:163.5 cm (5 ft4 12 in))4.7%[142]Measured2007–2010[141]
U.S.171.1 cm (5 ft 7 12 in)158.2 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)1.08Hispanic/Latino Americans, 20–39 (N= m:573 f:673, Median= m:170.9 cm (5 ft 7 12 in) f:157.9 cm (5 ft 2 in))6.2%[142]Measured2007–2010[141]
U.S.178.4 cm (5 ft 10 in)164.9 cm (5 ft 5 in)1.09Non-Hispanic White Americans, 20–39 (N= m:797 f:824, Median= m:178.2 cm (5 ft 10 in) f:164.8 cm (5 ft 5 in))22.5%[142]Measured2007–2010[141]
Uruguay170 cm (5 ft 7 in)158 cm (5 ft 2 in)1.08Adults (N= m:2,249 f:2,114)N/AMeasured1990[143]
UzbekistanN/A159.9 cm (5 ft 3 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:2,635, SD= f:6.1 cm (2 12 in))54.6%Self-reported1996[9]
Vietnam162.1 cm (5 ft 4 in)152.2 cm (5 ft 0 in)1.0725–29 (SD= m:5.39 cm (2 in) f:5.39 cm (2 in))15.9%Measured1992–1993[55]
Vietnam165.7 cm (5 ft 5 in)155.2 cm (5 ft 1 in)1.07Students, 20–25 (N= m:1,000 f:1,000, SD= m:6.55 cm (2 12 in) f:5.32 cm (2 in))2.0%[144]Measured2006–2007[145]
ZambiaN/A158.5 cm (5 ft 2 12 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:4,091, SD= f:6.5 cm (2 12 in))54.2%Self-reported2007[9]
ZimbabweN/A160.3 cm (5 ft 3 in)N/A25–49 (N= f:4,746, SD= f:6.2 cm (2 12 in))47.3%Self-reported2005[9]

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