Template:Average height around the world

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Note: Data in green are representative of the majority of the country or region's adult population.[1]

Country/Region Average male height Average female height Stature ratio
(male to female)
Sample population /
age range
Share of
pop. over 15
covered[2]
Methodology Year Source
Argentina N/A 159.6 cm (5 ft 3 in) N/A 19–49 N/A Measured 2004–2005 [3]
Argentina 173.48 cm (5 ft 8 12 in) 160.76 cm (5 ft 3 12 in) 1.08 17 (healthy) N/A Measured 1998–2001 [4]
Armenia N/A 158.1 cm (5 ft 2 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2005 [5]
Australia 175.6 cm (5 ft 9 in) 161.8 cm (5 ft 3 12 in) 1.09 18+ N/A Measured 2011–2012 [6]
Australia 177.8 cm (5 ft 10 in) 163.8 cm (5 ft 4 12 in) 1.09 18–24 N/A Measured 2011–2012 [6]
Austria 179 cm (5 ft 10 12 in) 166 cm (5 ft 5 12 in) 1.08 20–49 N/A Measured 2006 [7]
Austria 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) 167 cm (5 ft 5 12 in) 1.08 20–24 N/A Measured 2006 [7]
Austria 178.80 cm (5 ft 10 12 in) N/A 1.07 30–34 N/A Estimates 2010 [8]
Austria 179.2 cm (5 ft 10 12 in) 167.6 cm (5 ft 6 in) 1.07 21 (N= m:53 f:69, SD= m:6.1 f:5.6) N/A Self-reported 2001 [9]
Azerbaijan 171.8 cm (5 ft 7 12 in) 165.4 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.04 16+ 97.0% Measured 2005 [10]
Bahrain 165.1 cm (5 ft 5 in) 154.2 cm (5 ft 12 in) 1.07 19+ 91.1% Measured 2002 [11]
Bangladesh N/A 150.6 cm (4 ft 11 12 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2007 [5]
Belgium 178.70 cm (5 ft 10 12 in) N/A N/A 30–34 N/A Estimates 2010 [8]
Belgium 178.6 cm (5 ft 10 12 in) 168.1 cm (5 ft 6 in) 1.06 21 (N= m:20–49 f:20–49, SD= m:6.6 f:5.3) N/A Self-reported 2001 [9]
Benin N/A 159.3 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2006 [5]
Bolivia N/A 151.8 cm (5 ft 0 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2003 [5]
Bolivia 160.0 cm (5 ft 3 in) 142.2 cm (4 ft 8 in) 1.13 Aymara, 20–29 N/A Measured 1970 [12]
Brazil 174 cm (5 ft 8 12 in) N/A N/A Army N/A Measured 2011 [13]
Brazil 172 cm (5 ft 7 12 in) 161 cm (5 ft 3 12 in) 1.07 19 N/A Measured 2008–2009 [14]
Brazil 177.8 cm (5 ft 10 in) 167.3 cm (5 ft 6 in) 1.06 Large cities, 18 N/A Measured 2008 [14]
Brazil 175 cm (5 ft 9 in) 165 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.06 Young adult N/A N/A N/A [15]
Bulgaria 175.2 cm (5 ft 9 in) 163.2 cm (5 ft 4 12 in) 1.07 N/A N/A Measured 2010 [16]
BulgariaSofia 178.1 cm (5 ft 10 in) 164.8 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.08 N/A N/A Measured 2010 [16]
Burkina Faso N/A 161.6 cm (5 ft 3 12 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2003 [5]
Cambodia N/A 152.4 cm (5 ft 0 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2005 [5]
Cameroon 170.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) 161.3 cm (5 ft 3 12 in) 1.06 Urban, 15+ N/A Measured 2003 [17]
Canada 175.1 cm (5 ft 9 in) 162.3 cm (5 ft 4 in) 1.08 18–79 90.0% Measured 2007–2009 [18]
Canada 176.0 cm (5 ft 9 12 in) 163.3 cm (5 ft 4 12 in) 1.08 25–44 34.8% Measured 2005 [19]
Central African Republic N/A 158.9 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 1994 [5]
Chad N/A 162.6 cm (5 ft 4 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2004 [5]
Chile 169.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) 156.1 cm (5 ft 1 12 in) 1.09 15+ 100.0% Measured 2009–2010 [20]
Chile 171.2 cm (5 ft 7 12 in) 157.2 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.09 25–44 37.3% Measured 2009–2010 [20]
Chile 171 cm (5 ft 7 12 in) 159.1 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) 1.07 15–24 21.9% Measured 2009–2010 [20]
China, Mainland 172.1 cm (5 ft 8 in) 160.1 cm (5 ft 3 in) 1.07 19 N/A Measured 2010 [21]
China, People's Republic of 166.3 cm (5 ft 5 12 in) 157 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.06 Rural, 17 N/A Measured 2002 [22]
China, People's Republic of 170.2 cm (5 ft 7 in) 158.6 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) 1.07 Urban, 17 N/A Measured 2002 [22]
China, People's Republic of 174.7 cm (5 ft 9 in) 161.3 cm (5 ft 3 12 in) N/A Beijing, 21 N/A Measured 2010 [23]
China, People's Republic of 169.2 cm (5 ft 6 12 in) 158.2 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) N/A Sichuan, 20–24 N/A Measured 2010 [24]
Colombia 170.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) 158.7 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) 1.07 18–22 N/A Measured 2002 [25]
Colombia N/A 155 cm (5 ft 1 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2004 [5]
Comoros N/A 154.8 cm (5 ft 1 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 1996 [5]
Congo, Democratic Republic of the N/A 157.7 cm (5 ft 2 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2005 [5]
Congo, Republic of the N/A 159 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2007 [5]
Croatia 180.4 cm (5 ft 11 in) 166.49 cm (5 ft 5 12 in) 1.09 18 N/A Measured 2006–2008 [26]
Cuba 168 cm (5 ft 6 in) 156 cm (5 ft 1 12 in) 1.08 Urban, 15+ N/A Measured 1999 [27]
Czech Republic 180.31 cm (5 ft 11 in) 167.22 cm (5 ft 6 in) 1.08 17 N/A Measured 2001 [28]
Denmark 180.4 cm (5 ft 11 in) N/A N/A Conscripts, 18–20 N/A Measured 2012 [29]
Denmark 181.4 cm (5 ft 11 12 in) N/A N/A 30 N/A Estimates 2010 [8]
Denmark 182.6 cm (6 ft 0 in) 168.7 cm (5 ft 6 12 in) 1.08 23 (N= m:–20 f:20–49, SD= m:NA f:7.4) N/A Self-reported 2001 [9]
Dinaric Alps 185.6 cm (6 ft 1 in) 171.1 cm (5 ft 7 12 in) 1.08 17 N/A Measured 2005 [30]
Dominican Republic N/A 156.4 cm (5 ft 1 12 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 1996 [5]
El Salvador 165.6 cm (5 ft 5 in) 160.3 cm (5 ft 3 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2007 [5]
Egypt 170.3 cm (5 ft 7 in) 158.9 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) 1.07 20–24 N/A Measured 2008 [31]
Egypt N/A 159.5 cm (5 ft 3 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2008 [5]
Estonia 179.1 cm (5 ft 10 12 in) N/A N/A 17 N/A Measured 2003 [32]
Ethiopia N/A 157.6 cm (5 ft 2 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 1997 [5]
Finland 178.9 cm (5 ft 10 12 in) 165.3 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.08 25–34 14.7% Measured 1994 [33]
Finland 180.7 cm (5 ft 11 in) 167.2 cm (5 ft 6 in) 1.08 –25 N/A Measured 2010–2011 [34][33]
Finland 177.9 cm (5 ft 10 in) N/A N/A 30–34 N/A Estimates 2010 [8]
France 175.6 cm (5 ft 9 in) 162.5 cm (5 ft 4 in) 1.08 18–70 81.7% Measured 2003–2005 [35]
France 174.1 cm (5 ft 8 12 in) 161.9 cm (5 ft 3 12 in) 1.08 20+ N/A Measured 2001 [36]
France 177 cm (5 ft 9 12 in) 164.6 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.08 20–29 N/A Measured 2001 [36]
France 176.2 cm (5 ft 9 12 in) N/A N/A 30–34 N/A Estimates 2010 [8]
Gabon N/A 158.4 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2000 [5]
Gambia 168 cm (5 ft 6 in) 157.8 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.06 Rural, 21–49 N/A Measured 1950–1974 [37]
Germany 175.4 cm (5 ft 9 in) 162.8 cm (5 ft 4 in) 1.08 18–79 96.5% Measured 2007 [38]
Germany 178.9 cm (5 ft 10 12 in) 166.1 cm (5 ft 5 12 in) 1.08 18–37 N/A Measured 2007 [38]
Germany 180.6 cm (5 ft 11 in) 168.5 cm (5 ft 6 12 in) 1.08 Urban,18–37 N/A Measured 2007 [38]
Germany 180.17 cm (5 ft 11 in) N/A N/A 30–34 N/A Estimates 2010 [8]
Germany 178 cm (5 ft 10 in) 165 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.08 18+ 96.5% Self-reported 2009 [39]
Germany 181 cm (5 ft 11 12 in) 168 cm (5 ft 6 in) 1.08 18–25 N/A Self-reported 2009 [39]
Ghana N/A 159.3 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2008 [5]
Ghana 169.5 cm (5 ft 6 12 in) 158.5 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) 1.07 25–29 N/A Measured 1987–1989 [40]
Greece 177 cm (5 ft 9 12 in) 165 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.07 18–49 N/A Measured 2003 [7]
Greece 177 cm (5 ft 9 12 in) 166 cm (5 ft 5 12 in) 1.07 20–24 N/A Measured 2003 [7]
Greece 178.06 cm (5 ft 10 in) N/A N/A Conscripts, 18–26 N/A Measured 2006–2007 [41]
Greece 177.29 cm (5 ft 10 in) N/A N/A 30–34 N/A Estimates 2010 [8]
Greece 178.3 cm (5 ft 10 in) 166.6 cm (5 ft 5 12 in) 1.07 21 (N= m:20–49 f:20–49, SD= m:6.6 f:5.3) N/A Self-reported 2001 [9]
Guatemala N/A 147.3 cm (4 ft 10 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 1998 [5]
Guinea N/A 158.8 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2005 [5]
Haiti N/A 158.6 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2005 [5]
Honduras N/A 152 cm (5 ft 0 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2005 [5]
Hong Kong 171.7 cm (5 ft 7 12 in) 158.7 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) 1.08 18 N/A Measured 2006 [42]
Hong Kong 173 cm (5 ft 8 in) 161 cm (5 ft 3 12 in) N/A University students, 19–20 N/A Measured 2005 [43]
Hungary 176 cm (5 ft 9 12 in) 164 cm (5 ft 4 12 in) 1.07 Adults N/A Measured 2000s [44]
Hungary 177.3 cm (5 ft 10 in) N/A N/A 18 N/A Measured 2008 [45]
India 164.7 cm (5 ft 5 in) 151.9 cm (5 ft 0 in) 1.08 20–49 63.7% Measured 2005–2006 [46]
India 161.2 cm (5 ft 3 12 in) 152.1 cm (5 ft 0 in) 1.06 Rural, 17+ N/A Measured 2007 [47]
India 166.3 cm (5 ft 5 12 in) 152.6 cm (5 ft 0 in) 1.09 20 2.7% Predicted 2005–2006 [47]
Indonesia 158 cm (5 ft 2 in) 147 cm (4 ft 10 in) 1.07 50+ N/A Self-reported 1997 [48]
Iran 170.3 cm (5 ft 7 in) 157.2 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.08 21+ 78.5% Measured 2005 [49]
Iran 173.4 cm (5 ft 8 12 in) 159.8 cm (5 ft 3 in) 1.09 21–25 16.0% Measured 2005 [49]
IraqBaghdad 165.4 cm (5 ft 5 in) 155.8 cm (5 ft 1 12 in) 1.06 18–44 N/A Measured 1999–2000 [50]
Ireland 177 cm (5 ft 9 12 in) 163 cm (5 ft 4 in) 1.09 20–49 N/A Measured 2007 [7]
Ireland 179 cm (5 ft 10 12 in) 163 cm (5 ft 4 in) 1.10 20–24 N/A Measured 2007 [7]
Ireland 176.60 cm (5 ft 9 12 in) N/A N/A 30 N/A Estimates 2010 [8]
Ireland 177.5 cm (5 ft 10 in) 163.5 cm (5 ft 4 12 in) 1.09 21 (N= m:54 f:20–49, SD= m:6.3 f:7.6) N/A Self-reported 2001 [9]
Israel 177 cm (5 ft 9 12 in) 166 cm (5 ft 5 12 in) 1.07 18–21 N/A Measured 2010 [51]
Italy 174.5 cm (5 ft 8 12 in) 162 cm (5 ft 4 in) 1.08 18–40 37.0% Measured 2005 [52]
Italy 174.48 cm (5 ft 8 12 in) N/A N/A 30 N/A Estimates 2010 [8]
Italy 177.2 cm (5 ft 10 in) 167.8 cm (5 ft 6 in) 1.06 21 (N= m:106 f:92, SD= m:6.0 f:6.1) N/A Self-reported 2001 [9]
Ivory Coast 170.1 cm (5 ft 7 in) 159.1 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) 1.07 25–29 N/A Measured 1985–1987 [40]
Ivory Coast N/A 159.8 cm (5 ft 3 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 1998 [5]
Jamaica 171.8 cm (5 ft 7 12 in) 160.8 cm (5 ft 3 12 in) 1.07 25–74 64.5% Measured 1994–1996 [53]
Japan 172 cm (5 ft 7 12 in) 158 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.08 20–49 N/A Measured 2005 [7]
Japan 172.0 cm (5 ft 7 12 in) 158.70 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) 1.08 20–24 (N= m:1,708 f:1,559, SD= m:5.42 f:5.30) N/A Measured 2004 [54]
Japan 170.7 cm (5 ft 7 in) 158.0 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.08 17 N/A Measured 2013 [55]
Jordan N/A 158.2 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2007 [5]
Kazakhstan N/A 159.8 cm (5 ft 3 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 1999 [5]
Kenya N/A 159.4 cm (5 ft 3 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2003 [5]
Korea, NorthNorth Korea 165.6 cm (5 ft 5 in) 154.9 cm (5 ft 1 in) 1.07 20–39 (defectors) N/A Measured 2005 [56]
Korea, SouthSouth Korea 171 cm (5 ft 7 12 in) 158 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.08 20–49 N/A Measured 2004 [7]
Korea, SouthSouth Korea 174.51 cm (5 ft 8 12 in) 160 cm (5 ft 3 in) 1.09 20–24 N/A Measured 2004 [57]
Korea, SouthSouth Korea 173.74 cm (5 ft 8 12 in) 160.1 cm (5 ft 3 in) 1.08 20–21 N/A Measured 2013 [58]
Kyrgyzstan N/A 158 cm (5 ft 2 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 1997 [5]
Lesotho N/A 157.6 cm (5 ft 2 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2004 [5]
Liberia N/A 157.3 cm (5 ft 2 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2006 [5]
Lithuania 177.2 cm (5 ft 10 in) N/A N/A Conscripts, 19–25 N/A Measured 2005[59] [60]
Lithuania 181.3 cm (5 ft 11 12 in) 167.5 cm (5 ft 6 in) 1.08 18 N/A Measured 2005 [61]
Madagascar N/A 154.3 cm (5 ft 12 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2003 [5]
Malawi 166 cm (5 ft 5 12 in) 155 cm (5 ft 1 in) 1.07 Urban, 16–60 N/A Measured 2000 [62]
Malaysia 166.3 cm (5 ft 5 12 in) 154.7 cm (5 ft 1 in) 1.07 Malay 20–24 (N= m:749 f:893 SD= m:6.46 f:6.04) N/A Measured 1996 [63]
Malaysia 168.5 cm (5 ft 6 12 in) 158.1 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.07 Chinese 20–24 (N= m:407 f:453 SD= m:6.98 f:6.72) N/A Measured 1996 [63]
Malaysia 169.1 cm (5 ft 6 12 in) 155.4 cm (5 ft 1 in) 1.09 Indian 20–24 (N= m:113 f:140 SD= m:5.84 f:6.18) N/A Measured 1996 [63]
Malaysia 163.3 cm (5 ft 4 12 in) 151.9 cm (5 ft 0 in) 1.08 Other indigenous 20–24 (N= m:257 f:380 SD= m:6.26 f:5.95) N/A Measured 1996 [63]
Mali – southern Mali 171.3 cm (5 ft 7 12 in) 160.4 cm (5 ft 3 in) 1.07 Rural adults N/A Measured 1992 [64]
Malta 169.9 cm (5 ft 7 in) 159.9 cm (5 ft 3 in) 1.06 18+ 94.8% Self-reported 2003 [65]
Malta 175.2 cm (5 ft 9 in) 163.8 cm (5 ft 4 12 in) 1.07 25–34 16.5% Self-reported 2003 [65]
Mexico 167 cm (5 ft 5 12 in) 154 cm (5 ft 12 in) 1.08 20–49 N/A Measured 2006 [7]
Mexico 169 cm (5 ft 6 12 in) 155 cm (5 ft 1 in) 1.08 20–24 N/A Measured 2006 [7]
Mexico 172 cm (5 ft 7 12 in) N/A N/A Middle & upper classes, young adults N/A Measured N/A [66]
Mexico 172 cm (5 ft 7 12 in) N/A N/A Bajío, adults N/A Measured N/A [67]
Mexico N/A 162 cm (5 ft 4 in) N/A Central, 26–39 N/A Measured N/A [67]
MexicoMorelos 167 cm (5 ft 5 12 in) 155 cm (5 ft 1 in) 1.08 18–76 N/A Self-reported 1998–1999 [68]
Moldova N/A 161.2 cm (5 ft 3 12 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2005 [5]
Mongolia 168.4 cm (5 ft 6 12 in) 157.7 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.07 25–34 (N= m:158 f:181) N/A Measured 2006 [69]
Montenegro 183.2 cm (6 ft 0 in) 168.4 cm (5 ft 6 12 in) 1.09 18–37 N/A Measured 2011 [70]
Morocco N/A 158.5 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2003 [5]
Mozambique N/A 156 cm (5 ft 1 12 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2003 [5]
Namibia N/A 160.7 cm (5 ft 3 12 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2006 [5]
Nepal N/A 150.8 cm (4 ft 11 12 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2006 [5]
Netherlands 180.8 cm (5 ft 11 in) 167.5 cm (5 ft 6 in) 1.08 20+ 92.6% Measured 2010 [71][2][72]
Netherlands 182.70 cm (6 ft 0 in) N/A N/A 30–34 N/A Estimates 2010 [8]
Netherlands 183.8 cm (6 ft 12 in) 170.7 cm (5 ft 7 in) N/A −21 N/A Self-reported 2009 [73]
Netherlands 183.2 cm (6 ft 0 in) 169.9 cm (5 ft 7 in) 1.08 20–30 N/A Self-reported 2010 [71]
New Zealand 177 cm (5 ft 9 12 in) 164 cm (5 ft 4 12 in) 1.08 20–49 N/A Measured 2007 [7]
New Zealand 178 cm (5 ft 10 in) 164 cm (5 ft 4 12 in) 1.09 20–24 N/A Measured 2007 [7]
New Zealand 177 cm (5 ft 9 12 in) 165 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.07 19–45 51.7% Estimates 1993–2007 [74]
New Zealand 174.5 cm (5 ft 8 12 in) 163 cm (5 ft 4 in) 1.07 45–65 28.6% Estimates 1993–2007 [74]
Nicaragua 170.18 cm (5 ft 7 in) 153.7 cm (5 ft 12 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2001 [5]
Nigeria 163.8 cm (5 ft 4 12 in) 157.8 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.04 18–74 86.7% Measured 1994–1996 [53]
Norway 180.3 cm (5 ft 11 in) 167 cm (5 ft 5 12 in) 1.08 20–85 88.8%[75] Measured 2008–2009 [76][2][72]
Norway 182.4 cm (6 ft 0 in) 168 cm (5 ft 6 in) 1.09 20–25 9.0% Measured 2008–2009 [76]
Norway 181.6 cm (5 ft 11 12 in) 168.2 cm (5 ft 6 in) 1.08 26–35 15.2% Measured 2008–2009 [76]
Norway 179.63 cm (5 ft 10 12 in) N/A N/A 30–34 N/A Estimates 2010 [8]
Peru 164 cm (5 ft 4 12 in) 151 cm (4 ft 11 12 in) 1.09 20+ 85.4% Measured 2005 [77]
Philippines 161.9 cm (5 ft 3 12 in) 150.2 cm (4 ft 11 in) 1.08 20+ 83.1% Measured 2003 [78]
Philippines 163.4 cm (5 ft 4 12 in) 151.7 cm (4 ft 11 12 in) 1.08 20–39 49.5% Measured 2003 [78]
Poland 178.5 cm (5 ft 10 12 in) 165.1 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.08 18 N/A Measured 2010 [79]
Portugal 172.30 cm (5 ft 8 in) N/A N/A 30–34 N/A Estimates 2010 [8]
Portugal 171 cm (5 ft 7 12 in) 161 cm (5 ft 3 12 in) 1.06 20–50 N/A Self-reported 2001 [7]
Portugal 173.7 cm (5 ft 8 12 in) 163.7 cm (5 ft 4 12 in) 1.06 21 (N= m:87 f:106, SD= m:8.2 f:5.3) N/A Self-reported 2001 [9]
Rwanda N/A 157.7 cm (5 ft 2 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2005 [5]
Romania 172 cm (5 ft 7 12 in) 157 cm (5 ft 2 in) N/A N/A N/A Measured 2007 [80]
Russia 176 cm (5 ft 9 12 in) 164 cm (5 ft 4 12 in) N/A Adults N/A Measured 1992 [81]
Samoa N/A 166.6 cm (5 ft 5 12 in) N/A 18–28 (N= f:55) N/A Measured 2004 [82]
Senegal N/A 163 cm (5 ft 4 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2005 [5]
Serbia 182 cm (5 ft 11 12 in) 166.8 cm (5 ft 5 12 in) 1.09 18–30 N/A Measured 2012 [83]
Singapore 171 cm (5 ft 7 12 in) 160 cm (5 ft 3 in) 1.07 17–25 N/A N/A 2003 [84]
Slovakia 179.4 cm (5 ft 10 12 in) 165.6 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.08 18 N/A Measured 2004 [85]
SloveniaLjubljana 180.3 cm (5 ft 11 in) 167.4 cm (5 ft 6 in) 1.08 19 N/A Measured 2011 [86]
South Africa 169 cm (5 ft 6 12 in) 159 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) 1.06 25–34 N/A Measured 1998 [87]
Sri Lanka 163.6 cm (5 ft 4 12 in) 151.4 cm (4 ft 11 12 in) 1.08 18+ 93.6% Measured 2005–2006 [88]
Spain 175.30 cm (5 ft 9 in) N/A N/A 30–34 N/A Estimates 2010 [8]
Spain 174 cm (5 ft 8 12 in) 163 cm (5 ft 4 in) 1.07 20–49 N/A Self-reported 2007 [7]
Spain 176 cm (5 ft 9 12 in) 166 cm (5 ft 5 12 in) 1.06 20–24 N/A Self-reported 2007 [7]
Spain 178 cm (5 ft 10 in) 166.2 cm (5 ft 5 12 in) 1.07 21 (N= m:111 f:94, SD= m:6.9 f:6.2) N/A Self-reported 2001 [9]
Swaziland N/A 159.1 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2006 [5]
Sweden 181.5 cm (5 ft 11 12 in) 166.8 cm (5 ft 5 12 in) 1.09 20–29 N/A Measured 2008 [89]
Sweden 180.4 cm (5 ft 11 in) N/A N/A 30 N/A Estimates 2010 [8]
Sweden 177.9 cm (5 ft 10 in) 164.6 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.08 20–74 82.4% Self-reported 1987–1994 [90]
Switzerland 178.1 cm (5 ft 10 in) N/A N/A Conscripts, 18–21 N/A Measured 2005 [91]
Switzerland 178.2 cm (5 ft 10 in) N/A N/A Conscripts, 19 N/A Measured 2009 [92]
Switzerland 175.4 cm (5 ft 9 in) 164 cm (5 ft 4 12 in) 1.07 20–74 84.8% Self-reported 1987–1994 [90]
Tanzania N/A 156.6 cm (5 ft 1 12 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2004 [5]
Thailand 170.3 cm (5 ft 7 in) 159 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) 1.07 15–19, STOU students N/A Self-reported 2005 [93]
Togo N/A 159 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 1998 [5]
Tonga 176.1 cm (5 ft 9 12 in) 165.3 cm (5 ft 5 in) N/A 40 N/A Measured 2001 [94]
TurkeyAnkara 174 cm (5 ft 8 12 in) 158.9 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) 1.10 18–59 N/A Measured 2004–2006 [95]
TurkeyAnkara 176.1 cm (5 ft 9 12 in) 162 cm (5 ft 4 in) 1.09 18–29 N/A Measured 2004–2006 [95]
Turkey N/A 156.4 cm (5 ft 1 12 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2003 [5]
Uganda N/A 159.2 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2006 [5]
United Arab Emirates 173.4 cm (5 ft 8 12 in) 156.4 cm (5 ft 1 12 in) 1.11 N/A N/A N/A N/A [96]
UKEngland 175.3 cm (5 ft 9 in) 161.9 cm (5 ft 3 12 in) 1.08 16+ N/A Measured 2012 [97]
UKEngland 177.0 cm (5 ft 9 12 in) 164.5 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.08 16–24 N/A Measured 2012 [97]
UKEngland 176.83 cm (5 ft 9 12 in) N/A N/A 30–34 N/A Estimates 2010 [8]
UKScotland 175 cm (5 ft 9 in) 161.3 cm (5 ft 3 12 in) 1.08 16+ N/A Measured 2008 [98]
UKScotland 178.2 cm (5 ft 10 in) 163.5 cm (5 ft 4 12 in) 1.09 25–34 N/A Measured 2008 [98]
UKWales 177.0 cm (5 ft 9 12 in) 162.0 cm (5 ft 4 in) 1.09 16+ N/A Self-reported 2009 [99]
U.S. 176.3 cm (5 ft 9 12 in) 162.2 cm (5 ft 4 in) 1.09 All Americans, 20+ 91.0% Measured 2003–2006 [100]
U.S. 177.6 cm (5 ft 10 in) 163.2 cm (5 ft 4 12 in) 1.09 All Americans, 20–29 17.4% Measured 2003–2006 [100]
U.S. 178 cm (5 ft 10 in) 163.2 cm (5 ft 4 12 in) 1.09 Black Americans, 20–39 N/A Measured 2003–2006 [100]
U.S. 170.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) 158.7 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) 1.07 Mexican Americans, 20–39 N/A Measured 2003–2006 [100]
U.S. 178.9 cm (5 ft 10 12 in) 164.8 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.09 White Americans, 20–39 N/A Measured 2003–2006 [100]
Uruguay 170 cm (5 ft 7 in) 158 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.08 Adults N/A Measured 1990 [101]
Uzbekistan N/A 159.9 cm (5 ft 3 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 1996 [5]
Vietnam 162.1 cm (5 ft 4 in) 152.2 cm (5 ft 0 in) 1.07 25–29 N/A Measured 1992–1993 [40]
Vietnam 165.7 cm (5 ft 5 in) 155.2 cm (5 ft 1 in) 1.07 Students, 20–25 N/A Measured 2006–2007 [102]
Zambia N/A 158.5 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2007 [5]
Zimbabwe N/A 160.3 cm (5 ft 3 in) N/A 25–49 N/A Self-reported 2005 [5]

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