Healthy adult BMI

Male or female bmi: 51.5 kg, 179 cm

The BMI test below will quickly show if your weight is perfect, severely underweight or obese.

Devised all the way back in way back in 1830, the BMI is a single figure used to as a way of measuring a person's body shape. Put simply, it is calculated by dividing the body's weight by the square of their height. Eg: Kilograms: weight, divided by Metres (Meters): height.

Body Mass Index Formula

You can use the following formula to calculate your BMI:

    BMI = weight(kilograms) / height2 (metres2)         (Metric Units)
    BMI = 703 . weight(pounds) / height2 (inches2)         (Imperial Units)