Indian Height-Weight Chart According to Age: A Comprehensive Guide to Health and Growth

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In India, where diverse genetic backgrounds and lifestyles exist, it is essential to understand what is considered healthy for the general population. To this end, the Indian height-weight chart according to age provides an essential resource for tracking growth and development at different life stages and making well-informed lifestyle choices.

Sit back, relax, and dive into this engaging read that outlines the finer points of the Indian height-weight chart according to age, emphasising the various factors that influence our journey towards optimal health and well-being.

Factors Affecting Height and Weight

Genetics play a significant role in determining height and weight potential, but nutrition, lifestyle, and physical activity influence how this potential is realized. A balanced diet, exercise, and healthy habits impact growth and weight management. Medical conditions or hormonal issues can also affect height and weight.

Growth and Development in Different Age Groups

Growth rates vary among age groups. Infants and toddlers undergo rapid growth, followed by a slower pace until adolescence when hormonal changes trigger another growth spurt. Puberty occurs at different ages for boys and girls, resulting in distinct growth patterns. Height stabilizes in adulthood, while weight can still be influenced by nutrition, lifestyle, and physical activity.

Adults’ Average Height and Weight Chart by Age in India

Understanding the optimal height and weight ranges for adults is crucial for maintaining overall health and preventing diseases related to weight and metabolism.

1. Height and Weight Chart for Women

For women with a medium body frame, the ideal weight ranges from 45-59 kg for heights between 4'10" to 5'8".

An approximate height-weight ratio chart for adult women:

Height

Weight

4′ 6″ (137 cm)

63/77 lb (28.5/34.9 kg)

4′ 7″ (140 cm)

68/83 lb (30.8/37.6 kg)

4′ 8″ (142 cm)

72/88 lb (32.6/39.9 kg)

4′ 9″ (145 cm)

77/94 lb (34.9/42.6 kg)

4′ 10″ (147 cm)

81/99 lb (36.4/44.9 kg)

4′ 11″ (150 cm)

86/105 lb (39/47.6 kg)

5′ 0″ (152 cm)

90/110 lb (40.8/49.9 kg)

5′ 1″ (155 cm)

95/116 lb (43.1/52.6 kg)

5′ 2″ (157 cm)

99/121 lb (44.9/54.9 kg)

5′ 3″ (160 cm)

104/127 lb (47.2/57.6 kg)

5′ 4″ (163 cm)

108/132 lb (49/59.9 kg)

5′ 5″ (165 cm)

113/138 lb (51.2/62.6 kg)

5′ 6″ (168 cm)

117/143 lb (53/64.8 kg)

5′ 7″ (170 cm)

122/149 lb (55.3/67.6 kg)

5′ 8″ (173 cm)

126/154 lb (57.1/69.8 kg)

5′ 9″ (175 cm)

131/160 lb (59.4/72.6 kg)

5′ 10″ (178 cm)

135/165 lb (61.2/74.8 kg)

5′ 11″ (180 cm)

140/171 lb (63.5/77.5 kg)

6′ 0″ (183 cm)

144/176 lb (65.3/79.8 kg)

6′ 1″ (185 cm)

149/182 lb (67.6/82.5 kg)

6′ 2″ (188 cm)

153/187 lb (69.4/84.8 kg)

6′ 3″ (191 cm)

158/193 lb (71.6/87.5 kg)

6′ 4″ (193 cm)

162/198 lb (73.5/89.8 kg)

 

2. Height and Weight Chart for Men

For men with a medium body frame, the ideal weight ranges from 50-73 kg for heights between 5'4" to 6'0".

An approximate height-weight ratio chart for adult men:

Height

Weight

4′ 6″ (137 cm)

63/77 lb (28.5/34.9 kg)

4′ 7″ (140 cm)

68/84 lb (30.8/38.1 kg)

4′ 8″ (142 cm)

74/90 lb (33.5/40.8 kg)

4′ 9″ (145 cm)

79/97 lb (35.8/43.9 kg)

4′ 10″ (147 cm)

85/103 lb (38.5/46.7 kg)

4′ 11″ (150 cm)

90/110 lb (40.8/49.9 kg)

5′ 0″ (152 cm)

95/117 lb (43.1/53 kg)

5′ 1″ (155 cm)

101/123 lb (45.8/55.8 kg)

5′ 2″ (157 cm)

106/130 lb (48.1/58.9 kg)

5′ 3″ (160 cm)

112/136 lb (50.8/61.6 kg)

5′ 4″ (163 cm)

117/143 lb (53/64.8 kg)

5′ 5″ (165 cm)

122/150 lb (55.3/68 kg)

5′ 6″ (168 cm)

128/156 lb (58/70.7 kg)

5′ 7″ (170 cm)

133/163 lb (60.3/73.9 kg)

5′ 8″ (173 cm)

139/169 lb (63/76.6 kg)

5′ 9″ (175 cm)

144/176 lb (65.3/79.8 kg)

5′ 10″ (178 cm)

149/183 lb (67.6/83 kg)

5′ 11″ (180 cm)

155/189 lb (70.3/85.7 kg)

6′ 0″ (183 cm)

160/196 lb (72.6/88.9 kg)

6′ 1″ (185 cm)

166/202 lb (75.3/91.6 kg)

6′ 2″ (188 cm)

171/209 lb (77.5/94.8 kg)

6′ 3″ (191 cm)

176/216 lb (79.8/98 kg)

6′ 4″ (193 cm)

182/222 lb (82.5/100.6 kg)

 It is essential to note that these numbers are approximate and may vary for individuals with a small or large body frame.

The above charts, along with Body Mass Index (BMI), can give an overview of what is considered healthy in terms of an individual's weight in relation to their height. Its calculation is categorised as follows:

  • BMI below 18.5: Categorised as being underweight.

  • BMI between 18.5 and 24.9: Considered as a normal/healthy weight.

  • BMI between 25.0 and 29.9: Categorised as being overweight.

  • BMI of 30.0 or higher: Classified as obese.

While Body Mass Index (BMI) is commonly used, its accuracy in measuring health is contested among experts. Excess weight doesn't guarantee health issues, but obesity can increase the risk of related complications. To fully understand one's health and seek guidance, consult a healthcare provider.

Children’s Average Height and Weight Chart by Age in India

For children, regularly tracking height and weight is even more crucial as it discerns any growth deviations early on, thereby ensuring prompt intervention.

1. An approximate height-weight ratio chart for female babies to toddlers (0-2 years):

Age

Weight

Length

0 Months

7.3 lb. (3.31 kg)

19.4" (49.2 cm)

1 Month

9.6 lb.. (4.35 kg)

21.2" (53.8 cm)

2 Months

11.7 lb. (5.3 kg)

22.1" (56.1 cm)

3 Months

13.3 lb. (6.03 kg)

23.6" (59.9 cm)

4 Months

14.6 lb. (6.62 kg)

24.5" (62.2 cm)

5 Months

15.8 lb. (7.17 kg)

25.3" (64.2 cm)

6 Months

16.6 lb. (7.53 kg)

25.9" (64.1 cm)

7 Months

17.4 lb. (7.9 kg)

26.5" (67.3 cm)

8 Months

18.1 lb. (8.21 kg)

27.1" (68.8 cm)

9 Months

18.8 lb. (8.53 kg)

27.6" (70.1 cm)

10 Months

19.4 lb. (8.8 kg)

28.2" (71.6 cm)

11 Months

19.9 lb. (9.03 kg)

28.7" (72.8 cm)

12 Months

20.4 lb. (9.25 kg)

29.2" (74.1 cm)

13 Months

21.0 lb. (9.53 kg)

29.6" (75.1 cm)

14 Months

21.5 lb. (9.75 kg)

30.1" (76.4 cm)

15 Months

22.0 lb. (9.98 kg)

30.6" (77.7 cm)

16 Months

22.5 lb. (10.2 kg)

30.9" (78.4 cm)

17 Months

23.0 lb. (10.43 kg)

31.4" (79.7 cm)

18 Months

23.4 lb. (10.61 kg)

31.8" (80.7 cm)

19 Months

23.9 lb. (10.84 kg)

32.2" (81.7 cm)

20 Months

24.4 lb. (11.07 kg)

32.6" (82.8 cm)

21 Months

24.9 lb. (11.3 kg)

32.9" (83.5 cm)

22 Months

25.4 lb. (11.52 kg)

33.4" (84.8 cm)

23 Months

25.9 lb. (11.75 kg)

33.5" (85.1 cm)

 

2. An approximate height-weight ratio chart for female children and teens (2-20 years):

Age

Weight

Height

2 Years

26.5 lb. (12.02 kg)

33.7" (85.5 cm)

3 Years

31.5 lb. (14.29 kg)

37.0" (94 cm)

4 Years

34.0 lb. (15.42 kg)

39.5" (100.3 cm)

5 Years

39.5 lb. (17.92 kg)

42.5" (107.9 cm)

6 Years

44.0 lb. (19.96 kg)

45.5" (115.5 cm)

7 Years

49.5 lb. (22.45 kg)

47.7" (121.1 cm)

8 Years

57.0 lb. (25.85 kg)

50.5" (128.2 cm)

9 Years

62.0 lb. (28.12 kg)

52.5" (133.3 cm)

10 Years

70.5 lb. (31.98 kg)

54.5" (138.4 cm)

11 Years

81.5 lb. (36.97 kg)

56.7" (144 cm)

12 Years

91.5 lb. (41.5 kg)

59.0" (149.8 cm)

13 Years

101.0 lb. (45.81 kg)

61.7" (156.7 cm)

14 Years

105.0 lb. (47.63 kg)

62.5" (158.7 cm)

15 Years

115.0 lb. (52.16 kg)

62.9" (159.7 cm)

16 Years

118.0 lb. (53.52 kg)

64.0" (162.5 cm)

17 Years

120.0 lb. (54.43 kg)

64.0" (162.5 cm)

18 Years

125.0 lb. (56.7 kg)

64.2" (163 cm)

19 Years

126.0 lb. (57.15 kg)

64.2" (163 cm)

20 Years

128.0 lb. (58.06 kg)

64.3" (163.3 cm)

 

3. An approximate height-weight ratio chart for male babies to toddlers (0-2 years):

Age

Weight

Length

0 Months

7.4 lb. (3.3 kg)

19.6" (49.8 cm)

1 Month

9.8 lb. (4.4 kg)

21.6" (54.8 cm)

2 Months

12.3 lb. (0.01 t)

23.0" (58.4 cm)

3 Months

14.1 lb. (6.4 kg)

24.2" (61.4 cm)

4 Months

15.4 lb. (7 kg)

25.2" (64 cm)

5 Months

16.6 lb. (7.53 kg)

26.0" (66 cm)

6 Months

17.5 lb. (7.94 kg)

26.6" (67.5 cm)

7 Months

18.3 lb. (8.3 kg)

27.2" (69 cm)

8 Months

19.0 lb. (8.62 kg)

27.8" (70.6 cm)

9 Months

19.6 lb. (8.9 kg)

28.3" (71.8 cm)

10 Months

20.1 lb. (9.12 kg)

28.8" (73.1 cm)

11 Months

20.8 lb. (9.43 kg)

29.3" (74.4 cm)

12 Months

21.3 lb. (9.66 kg)

29.8" (75.7 cm)

13 Months

21.8 lb. (9.89 kg)

30.3" (76.9 cm)

14 Months

22.3 lb. (10.12 kg)

30.7" (77.9 cm)

15 Months

22.7 lb. (10.3 kg)

31.2" (79.2 cm)

16 Months

23.2 lb. (10.52 kg)

31.6" (80.2 cm)

17 Months

23.7 lb. (10.75 kg)

32.0" (81.2 cm)

18 Months

24.1 lb. (10.93 kg)

32.4" (82.2 cm)

19 Months

24.6 lb. (11.16 kg)

32.8" (83.3 cm)

20 Months

25.0 lb. (11.34 kg)

33.1" (84 cm)

21 Months

25.5 lb. (11.57 kg)

33.5" (85 cm)

22 Months

25.9 lb. (11.75 kg)

33.9" (86.1 cm)

23 Months

26.3 lb. (11.93 kg)

34.2" (86.8 cm)

 

4. An approximate height-weight ratio chart for male children and teens (2-20 years):

Age

Weight

Height

2 Years

27.5 lb. (12.47 kg)

34.2" (86.8 cm)

3 Years

31.0 lb. (14.06 kg)

37.5" (95.2 cm)

4 Years

36.0 lb. (16.33 kg)

40.3" (102.3 cm)

5 Years

40.5 lb. (18.37 kg)

43.0" (109.2 cm)

6 Years

45.5 lb. (20.64 kg)

45.5" (115.5 cm)

7 Years

50.5 lb. (22.9 kg)

48.0" (121.9 cm)

8 Years

56.5 lb. (25.63 kg)

50.4" (128 cm)

9 Years

63.0 lb. (28.58 kg)

52.5" (133.3 cm)

10 Years

70.5 lb. (32 kg)

54.5" (138.4 cm)

11 Years

78.5 lb. (35.6 kg)

56.5" (143.5 cm)

12 Years

88.0 lb. (39.92 kg)

58.7" (149.1 cm)

13 Years

100.0 lb. (45.36 kg)

61.5" (156.2 cm)

14 Years

112.0 lb. (50.8 kg)

64.5" (163.8 cm)

15 Years

123.5 lb. (56.02 kg)

67.0" (170.1 cm)

16 Years

134.0 lb. (60.78 kg)

68.3" (173.4 cm)

17 Years

142.0 lb. (64.41 kg)

69.0" (175.2 cm)

18 Years

147.5 lb. (66.9 kg)

69.2" (175.7 cm)

19 Years

152.0 lb. (68.95 kg)

69.5" (176.5 cm)

20 Years

155.0 lb. (70.3 kg)

69.7" (177 cm)

 

Please note the above charts are only approximating values. The maturation and growth process during the teenage years varies for each individual, including babies, children, and teenagers.  If you have concerns about your child's height-to-weight ratio, it is recommended to consult with your paediatrician or family physician. 

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The Takeaway

The Indian height-weight chart according to age is a useful reference for average growth patterns, but individual variations are not considered. Regular check-ups, a balanced diet, and an active lifestyle can support optimal health, but personalised advice from healthcare professionals is essential to address specific needs and differences.

FAQs

 

1. What is the ideal weight in kg?

The ideal weight in kg varies depending on factors such as height, age, and body composition. Consult your healthcare provider.

2. What is the correct weight in kg and height for age?

The correct weight in kg and height for age can be determined using the Indian height-weight chart according to age but only it's only an approximation, thus medical advice is recommended.

3. Does weight matter by age?

Weight does matter by age as it can be an indicator of growth, development, and overall health, but it should be assessed in conjunction with other factors and under medical supervision.

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