Average human height by country

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Below are two tables which report the average adult human height by country or geographical region. With regards the first table, original studies and sources should be consulted for details on methodology and the exact populations measured, surveyed, or considered. With regards the second table, these estimated figures for said countries and territories in 2019 and the declared sources may conflict with the findings of the first table.

First table: individual surveys and studies

Accuracy

As with any statistical data, the accuracy of the findings may be challenged. In this case, for the following reasons:

  • Some studies may allow subjects to self-report values.[1] Generally speaking, self-reported height tends to be taller than measured height, although the overestimation of height depends on the reporting subject's height, age, gender and region.[2][3][4][5]
  • Test subjects may have been invited instead of chosen at random, resulting in sampling bias.
  • Some countries may have significant height gaps between different regions. For instance, one survey shows there is 10.8 centimetres (4.3 in) gap between the tallest state and the shortest state in Germany.[6] Under such circumstances, the mean height may not represent the total population unless sample subjects are appropriately taken from all regions with using weighted average of the different regional groups.
  • Different social groups can show different mean height. According to a study in France, executives and professionals are 2.6 centimetres (1.0 in) taller, and university students are 2.55 centimetres (1.0 in) taller than the national average.[7] As this case shows, data taken from a particular social group may not represent a total population in some countries.
  • Height can vary over the course of a day, due to factors such as a decrease from exercise done directly before measurement (i.e. inversely correlated), or an increase since lying down for a significant period of time (i.e. positively correlated). For example, one study revealed a mean decrease of 1.54 centimetres (0.6 in) in the heights of 100 children from getting out of bed in the morning to between 4 and 5 p.m. that same day.[8] Such factors may not have been controlled in all of the following studies.

Measured and self-reported figures

  Data are representative of the majority of the adult population in the country or region.[a]

Note: Letters in grey indicate non-measured height.

Country /
region
Average male height Average female height Stature
ratio
(male to
female)
Sample population /
age range
Share of
pop. over 18
covered[9][10][b]
Methodology Year Source
Afghanistan 168.2 cm (5 ft 6 in) 155.3 cm (5 ft 1 in) 1.08 18–69 (N= m:1,979 f:1,687) 97.2% Measured 2018 [11]
Albania 176.6 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 166.8 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 1.06 18–41 (N= m:266(18-41) f:179(18-36), SD= m:7.36 cm (3 in) f:9.41 cm (3+12 in)) 52.7% Measured 2020 [12]
Albania 174 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 161.8 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 1.08 20–29 (N= m:649 f:1,806) 23.5% Measured 2008–2009 [13][14]
Algeria 169.7 cm (5 ft 7 in) 158.5 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.07 25–64 (N= m:1,626 f:2,491) 68.1% Measured 2005 [15]
Argentina 174.5 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 161 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 1.08 Healthy, 18 (N= m:90 f:97, SD= m:7.43 cm (3 in) f:6.99 cm (3 in)) 2.9% Measured 1998–2001 [16]
Armenia 171.5 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 159.2 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.08 18–69 (N= m:605 f:1,449) 90.5% Measured 2016 [17]
Australia 175.6 cm (5 ft 9 in) 161.8 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 1.09 18+ 100.0% Measured 2011–2012 [18]
Austria 179 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 166 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 1.08 20–49 54.3% Measured 2006 [19]
Azerbaijan 171.8 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 165.4 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.04 16+ 100.0% Measured 2005 [20]
Bahrain 171 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 156.6 cm (5 ft 1+12 in) 1.09 18 1.9% Measured 2009 [21][22]
Bahrain 165.1 cm (5 ft 5 in) 154.2 cm (5 ft 12 in) 1.07 19+ (N= m:1,120 f:1,181, SD= m:9.0 cm (3+12 in) f:7.8 cm (3 in)) 97.7% Measured 2002 [23]
Bangladesh 162.1 cm (5 ft 4 in) 150.3 cm (4 ft 11 in) 1.08 25+ (N= m:4,312 f:4,963) 77.9% Measured 2009–2010 [24]
Belarus 175.9 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 164.5 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.07 18–69 (N= m:2,089 f:2,921) 87.9% Measured 2016–2017 [25]
Belgium 176.8 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 163.1 cm (5 ft 4 in) 1.08 18+ (N= m:548 f:604) 100.0% Measured 2018 [26]
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 cm (2+12 in) f:5.3 cm (2 in)) 1.7% Self-reported 2001 [27]
Belize 166.3 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 154.5 cm (5 ft 1 in) 1.08 20+ (N= m:999 f:1,440) 92.5% Measured 2010 [28]
Benin 167.6 cm (5 ft 6 in) 160.3 cm (5 ft 3 in) 1.05 18–69 (N= m:2,304 f:2,543) 97.1% Measured 2015 [29]
Bhutan 163.9 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 153.2 cm (5 ft 12 in) 1.07 18–69 (N= m:1,071 f:1,678) 94.5% Measured 2014 [30]
Bolivia 151.8 cm (5 ft 0 in) 25–49 (N= f:10,302, SD= f:5.9 cm (2+12 in)) 52.6% Self-reported 2003 [31]
Bolivia 162 cm (5 ft 4 in) 149 cm (4 ft 10+12 in) 1.09 Aymara, 20–29 Measured 1970s [32]
Bosnia and Herzegovina 183.9 cm (6 ft 12 in) 171.8 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 1.07 Students at UBL, 19–32(m), 19–26(f) (N= m:178 f:34, SD= m:7.11 cm (3 in) f:6.56 cm (2+12 in)) 0.4% Measured 2014 [33]
Botswana 170.9 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 160.9 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 1.06 15–69 (N= m:1,299 f:2,611) 94.5% Measured 2014 [34]
Brazil 170.7 cm (5 ft 7 in) 158.8 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.07 18+ (N= m:62,037 f:65,696) 100.0% Measured 2009 [35][36]
BrazilUrban 173.5 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 161.6 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 1.07 20–24 (N= m:6,360 f:6,305) Measured 2009 [35]
BrazilRural 170.9 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 158.9 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.08 20–24 (N= m:1,939 f:1,633) Measured 2009 [35]
Brunei 165 cm (5 ft 5 in) 152 cm (5 ft 0 in) 1.09 19+ (N= m:696 f:828) 97.7% Measured 2010–2011 [37]
Bulgaria 175.2 cm (5 ft 9 in) 163.2 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 1.07 15+ (N= m/f:6,410) 100.0% Self-reported 2008 [38][39]
Burkina Faso 170.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) 162.3 cm (5 ft 4 in) 1.05 25–64 (N= m:2,224 f:2,252) 65.3% Measured 2013 [40]
Cambodia 161.7 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 151.9 cm (5 ft 0 in) 1.06 25–64 (N= m:1,881 f:3,430) 67.0% Measured 2010 [41]
CameroonUrban 170.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) 161.3 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 1.06 15+ (N= m:3,746 f:5,078) 100.0% Measured 2003 [42]
Canada 177.7 cm (5 ft 10 in) 163.0 cm (5 ft 4 in) 1.09 20–39 34.5 Measured 2009–2011 [43]
Canada 175.1 cm (5 ft 9 in) 162.3 cm (5 ft 4 in) 1.08 18–79 94.7% Measured 2007–2009 [44]
Central African Republic 158.9 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 25–49 (N= f:1,408, SD= f:6.6 cm (2+12 in)) 50.0% Self-reported 1994 [31]
Chad 162.6 cm (5 ft 4 in) 25–49 (N= f:2,393, SD= f:6.4 cm (2+12 in)) 51.9% Self-reported 2004 [31]
Chile 169.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) 156.1 cm (5 ft 1+12 in) 1.09 15+ 100.0% Measured 2009–2010 [45]
China 169.7 cm (5 ft 7 in) 158 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.08 18–44 34.3% Measured 2020 [46]
China 172.6 cm (5 ft 8 in) 160.6 cm (5 ft 3 in) 1.07 20–24 Measured 2020 [47][48]
China 167.1 cm (5 ft 6 in) 155.8 cm (5 ft 1+12 in) 1.07 18+ 100.0% Measured 2012 [49]
Colombia 170.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) 158.7 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.07 18–22 (N= m:1,528,875 f:1,468,110) 14.1% Measured 2002 [50]
Comoros 154.8 cm (5 ft 1 in) 25–49 (N= f:644, SD= f:5.8 cm (2+12 in)) 49.8% Self-reported 1996 [31]
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 157.7 cm (5 ft 2 in) 25–49 (N= f:2,727, SD= f:8.0 cm (3 in)) 52.7% Self-reported 2005 [31]
Congo, Republic of the 159 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 25–49 (N= f:3,922, SD= f:8.1 cm (3 in)) 55.7% Self-reported 2007 [31]
Costa RicaSan José 169.4 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 155.9 cm (5 ft 1+12 in) 1.09 20+ (N= m:523 f:904) 94.6% Measured 2010 [28]
Croatia 180.4 cm (5 ft 11 in) 166.5 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 1.08 18 (N= m:358 f:360, SD= m:6.8 cm (2+12 in) f:6.1 cm (2+12 in)) 1.6% Measured 2006–2008 [51]
CubaUrban 168 cm (5 ft 6 in) 156 cm (5 ft 1+12 in) 1.08 15+ 100.0% Measured 1999 [52]
Czech Republic 177.7 cm (5 ft 10 in) 164.4 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 1.08 25–64 (N= m:788 f:896) 68.5% Measured 2016–2017 [53]
Czech Republic 180.3 cm (5 ft 11 in) 167.2 cm (5 ft 6 in) 1.08 17 0.0% Measured 2001 [54]
Denmark 180.4 cm (5 ft 11 in) 167.2 cm (5 ft 6 in) 1.08 Conscripts, 18–20 (N= m:38,025) 5.3% Measured 2012 [55]
Dinaric Alps 185.6 cm (6 ft 1 in) 171.8 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 1.08 17 (N=m: 2,705 f: 2,842) 0.0% Measured 2005 [56]
Dominican Republic 172.7 cm (5 ft 8 in) 159 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.09 25–49 (N= f:4,763, SD= f:6.3 cm (2+12 in)) 54.8% Self-reported 2014 [57]
East Timor 158.7 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 152.9 cm (5 ft 0 in) 1.04 18–69 (N= m:1,083 f:1,526) 95.9% Measured 2014 [58]
Ecuador 167.1 cm (5 ft 6 in) 154.2 cm (5 ft 12 in) 1.08 Measured 2014 [59]
El SalvadorSan Salvador 168.1 cm (5 ft 6 in) 155.9 cm (5 ft 1+12 in) 1.08 20+ (N= m:625 f:1,245) 93.0% Measured 2010 [28]
El Salvador 160.3 cm (5 ft 3 in) 25–49 50.9% Self-reported 2007 [31]
Egypt 170.3 cm (5 ft 7 in) 158.9 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.07 20–24 (N= m:845 f:1,059) 16.6% Measured 2008 [60]
Estonia 178.6 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 164.8 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.08 18+ (N= m/f:50,916, SD= m:7.1 cm (3 in) f:6.4 cm (2+12 in)) 100.0% Measured 2003–2010 [61]
Eswatini 168.4 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 158.9 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.06 15–69 (N= m:1,107 f:1,993) 96.2% Measured 2014 [62]
Ethiopia 167.6 cm (5 ft 6 in) 158.1 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.06 15–69 (N= m:3,917 f:5,757) 96.6% Measured 2015 [63]
Fiji 173.4 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 161.2 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 1.08 15–64 (N: m:2,685 f:2,859) 93.9% Measured 2002 [64]
Finland 180.7 cm (5 ft 11 in) 167.2 cm (5 ft 6 in) 1.08 –25[clarification needed] (N= m/f:26,636) 9.2% Measured 2010–2011 [65][66]
Finland 178.9 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 165.3 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.08 25–34 (N= m/f:2,305) 19.0% Measured 1994 [65]
France 175.6 cm (5 ft 9 in) 162.5 cm (5 ft 4 in) 1.08 18–70 (N= m/f:11,562) 85.9% Measured 2003–2004 [67][68]
France 174.1 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 161.9 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 1.08 20+ 96.6% Measured 2001 [7]
Gabon 171 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 160.9 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 1.06 15–64 (N= m:1,054 f:1,634, SD= m:7.2 cm (3 in) f:6.7 cm (2+12 in)) 91.9% Measured 2009 [69]
The Gambia 167.2 cm (5 ft 6 in) 160.3 cm (5 ft 3 in) 1.04 25–64 (N= m:1,633 f:1,940, SD= m:11.7 cm (4+12 in) f:9.8 cm (4 in)) 66.8% Measured 2011 [70]
The GambiaRural 168 cm (5 ft 6 in) 157.8 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.06 21–49 (N= m:9,559 f:13,160, SD= m:6.7 cm (2+12 in) f:5.6 cm (2 in)) Measured 1950–1974 [71]
Georgia 173.8 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 161.2 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 1.08 18–69 (N= m:1,271 f:2,933) 85.6% Measured 2016 [72][73]
Germany 178.9 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 165.9 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 1.08 18+ (N= m:33,751 f:35,003) 100.0% Self-reported 2021 [74]
Germany 181.8 cm (5 ft 11+12 in) 167.6 cm (5 ft 6 in) 1.08 18–20 (N= m:797 f:735) Self-reported 2021 [74]
Germany 175.4 cm (5 ft 9 in) 162.8 cm (5 ft 4 in) 1.08 18–79 (N= m/f:19,768) 94.3% Measured 2007 [6]
Germany 178.9 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 166.1 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 1.08 18–39 29.2% Measured 2007 [6]
Ghana 169.5 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 158.5 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.07 25–29 14.7% Measured 1987–1989 [75]
Greece 177 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 165 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.07 18–49 56.3% Measured 2003 [19]
Guatemala 160.1 cm (5 ft 3 in) 148.1 cm (4 ft 10+12 in) 1.08 15–59 (N= m:6,624(15–59) f:15,211(15–49)) Measured 2008–2009 [76]
Guinea 158.8 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 25–49 (N= f:2,563, SD= f:6.3 cm (2+12 in)) 52.9% Self-reported 2005 [31]
Haiti 158.6 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 25–49 (N= f:2,932, SD= f:6.5 cm (2+12 in)) 52.8% Self-reported 2005 [31]
HondurasTegucigalpa 167.2 cm (5 ft 6 in) 153.9 cm (5 ft 12 in) 1.09 20+ (N= m:644 f:1,052) 92.6% Measured 2010 [28]
Honduras 152 cm (5 ft 0 in) 25–49 (N= f:11,219, SD= f:6.4 cm (2+12 in)) 53.3% Self-reported 2005 [31]
Hong Kong 171.7 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 158.7 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.08 18 (N= m:468 f:453, SD= m:5.5 cm (2 in) f:5.7 cm (2 in)) 1.4% Measured 2006 [77]
Hong Kong 173.4 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 160.1 cm (5 ft 3 in) 1.08 University students, 19–20 (N= m:291 f:200, SD= m:6.1 cm (2+12 in) f:5.2 cm (2 in)) 0.6%[78] Measured 2005 [79]
Hungary 177.3 cm (5 ft 10 in) 18 (N= m:1,080, SD= m:5.99 cm (2+12 in)) 1.7% Measured 2005 [80]
Hungary 176 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 164 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 1.07 Adults Measured 2000s [81]
Iceland 181 cm (5 ft 11+12 in) 168 cm (5 ft 6 in) 1.08 20–49 43.6% Self-reported 2007 [19]
India 165 cm (5 ft 5 in) 152 cm (5 ft 0 in) 1.09 20–49 (N= m:69,245 f:118,796) 44.3% Measured 2011 [82]
Indonesia 164 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 154.1 cm (5 ft 12 in) 1.06 18 (N= >300,000; Jakarta: males = 165.1 cm, females = 155.6 cm) Measured 2018 [83]
Iran 170.3 cm (5 ft 7 in) 157.2 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.08 21+ (N= m/f:89,532, SD= m:8.05 cm (3 in) f:7.22 cm (3 in)) 88.1% Measured 2005 [84]
Iran 173.4 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 159.9 cm (5 ft 3 in) 1.09 20–25 Measured 2005 [84]
Iraq 171.3 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 157.5 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.09 18+ (N= m:1,596 f:2,318) 100.0% Measured 2015 [85]
Ireland 177 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 163 cm (5 ft 4 in) 1.09 20–49 61.8% Measured 2007 [19]
Israel 177 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 166 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 1.07 18–21 9.7% Measured 2010 [86]
ItalyNorth 179.4 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 165 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.09 18–21 (N= m:825 f:601) 5.6% Measured 2018 [87][88]
ItalySouth 177.4 cm (5 ft 10 in) 164 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 1.08 18–21 (N= m:479 f:412) 5.6% Measured 2018 [87][88]
Italy 176.5 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 162.5 cm (5 ft 4 in) 1.09 18 1.4% Measured 1994–2004 [13][22][89]
Ivory Coast 170.1 cm (5 ft 7 in) 159.1 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.07 25–29 (SD= m:6.7 cm (2+12 in) f:5.67 cm (2 in)) 14.6% Measured 1985–1987 [75]
Jamaica 171.8 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 160.8 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 1.07 25–74 71.4% Measured 1994–1996 [90]
Japan 171.8 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 158.6 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.08 18–49 (N= m:10,131 f:8,984) 60.7% Measured 2018 [91][92]
Japan 170.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) 157.8 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.08 17 (N = 1,108,891 High School students) 0.0% Measured 2018 [93][94]
Japan 172 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 158 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.09 20–49 47.2% Measured 2005 [19]
Jordan 173 cm (5 ft 8 in) 159 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.09 18–69 (N= m:2,203 f:3,510) 96.3% Measured 2019 [95]
Kazakhstan 159.8 cm (5 ft 3 in) 25–49 (N= f:1,600, SD= f:6.3 cm (2+12 in)) 53.7% Self-reported 1999 [31]
Kenya 169.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) 158.2 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.07 25–49 (N= f:4,856, SD= f:7.3 cm (3 in)) 52.5% Self-reported 2016 [31][96]
Kiribati 170.7 cm (5 ft 7 in) 158.4 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.08 18–69 (N= f:566 m:698) 96.2% Measured 2015–2016 [97]
North Korea 165.6 cm (5 ft 5 in) 154.9 cm (5 ft 1 in) 1.07 Defectors, 20–39 (N= m/f:1,075) 46.4% Measured 2005 [98]
South Korea 174.5 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 162.3 cm (5 ft 4 in) 1.08 19–24 (N= m:28,859 f:13,102) Measured 2021 [99][100]
South Korea 174.6 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 161.5 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 1.08 20–22 Measured 2010–2012 [101]
Kosovo[c] 179.5 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 165.7 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.08 Students, average age 18.25 (N= m:830 f:793, SD= m:7.02 cm, f:4.93 cm) Measured 2017 [102][103]
KosovoPristina[d] 180.6 cm (5 ft 11 in) 166.8 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 1.08 Students, 17–18 (N= m:100 f:93, SD= m:5.88 cm, f:4.72 cm) Measured 2017 [103]
Kuwait 172 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 158.6 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.08 18–69 (N= m:1,385 f:2,232) 98.3% Measured 2013–2014 [104]
Kyrgyzstan 158 cm (5 ft 2 in) 25–49 (N= f:2,424, SD= f:5.8 cm (2+12 in)) 55.4% Self-reported 1997 [31]
LaosVientiane 162.2 cm (5 ft 4 in) 153.4 cm (5 ft 12 in) 1.06 25–64 (N= m:1,635 f:2,430) 67.6% Measured 2008 [105]
Latvia 181.2 cm (5 ft 11+12 in) 168.8 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 1.07 19 1.1% Measured 2019 [106]
Lebanon 174.1 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 162.4 cm (5 ft 4 in) 1.07 18–69 (N= m:736 f:992) 93.3% Measured 2016–2017 [107]
Lesotho 157.6 cm (5 ft 2 in) 25–49 (N= f:1,879, SD= f:6.7 cm (2+12 in)) 49.8% Self-reported 2004 [31]
Liberia 161.1 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 154.2 cm (5 ft 12 in) 1.04 25–64 (m:982 f:1,237) 69.0% Measured 2011 [108]
LithuaniaUrban 178.4 cm (5 ft 10 in) Conscripts, 19–25 (N= m:91 SD= m:6.7 cm (2+12 in)) 9.9% Measured 2005[109] [110]
LithuaniaRural 176.2 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) Conscripts, 19–25 (N= m:106 SD= m:5.9 cm (2+12 in)) 4.9% Measured 2005[109] [110]
Lithuania 181.3 cm (5 ft 11+12 in) 167.5 cm (5 ft 6 in) 1.08 18 2.1% Measured 2001 [111]
MadagascarAntananarivo Province 163 cm (5 ft 4 in) 154 cm (5 ft 12 in) 1.06 25–64 (N= m:1,102 f:1,112) 67.1% Measured 2005 [112]
Madagascar 154.3 cm (5 ft 12 in) 25–49 (N= f:5,024, SD= f:6.0 cm (2+12 in)) 53.6% Self-reported 2003 [31]
Malawi 164.3 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 155.4 cm (5 ft 1 in) 1.06 25–64 (N= m:1,669 f:3,454) 67.0% Measured 2009 [113]
MalawiUrban 166 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 155 cm (5 ft 1 in) 1.07 16–60 (N= m:583 f:315, SD= m:6.0 cm (2+12 in) f:9.4 cm (3+12 in)) Measured 2000 [114]
Malaysia 165.2 cm (5 ft 5 in) 154.4 cm (5 ft 1 in) 1.07 25–64 (N= m:1,044 f:1,528) 71.1% Measured 2005 [115]
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 cm (2+12 in) f:6.04 cm (2+12 in)) 9.7%[116] Measured 1996 [117]
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 cm (2+12 in) f:6.72 cm (2+12 in)) 4.1%[116] Measured 1996 [117]
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 cm (2+12 in) f:6.18 cm (2+12 in)) 1.2%[116] Measured 1996 [117]
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 cm (2+12 in) f:5.95 cm (2+12 in)) 0.4%[116] Measured 1996 [117]
Maldives 164.7 cm (5 ft 5 in) 153 cm (5 ft 0 in) 1.08 15–64 (N= m:661 f:1,103) 94.2% Measured 2011 [118]
Mali – Southern Mali 171.3 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 160.4 cm (5 ft 3 in) 1.07 Rural adults (N= m:121 f:320, SD= m:6.6 cm (2+12 in) f:5.7 cm (2 in)) Measured 1992 [119]
Malta 175.2 cm (5 ft 9 in) 165.3 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.06 25–34 Self-reported 2003 [120]
Marshall Islands 163.3 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 151.6 cm (4 ft 11+12 in) 1.08 15–64 (N= m:762 f:1,187) 93.4% Measured 2002 [121]
Mauritania 167.9 cm (5 ft 6 in) 160.3 cm (5 ft 3 in) 1.05 15–64 (N= m:1,141 f:1,362) 93.6% Measured 2006 [122]
Mexico 172 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 159 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.08 20–65 62.0% Measured 2014 [123]
Micronesia, Federated States of 169.2 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 158.9 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.06 25–64 (N= m:634 f:1,212) 71.4% Measured 2006 [124]
Moldova 173 cm (5 ft 8 in) 161.8 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 1.07 18–69 (N= m:1,711 f:2,772) 89.9% Measured 2013 [125]
Moldova 161.2 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 25–49 (N= f:4,757, SD= f:6.2 cm (2+12 in)) 45.9% Self-reported 2005 [31]
Mongolia 167.8 cm (5 ft 6 in) 156.8 cm (5 ft 1+12 in) 1.07 15–64 (N= m:2,656 f:3,117) 94.0% Measured 2015 [126]
Montenegro 182.9 cm (6 ft 0 in) 169.4 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 1.08 17–20 (N= m:981 f:1,107, SD= m:6.89 cm (2+12 in) f:6.37 cm (2+12 in)) 5.2% Measured 2017 [127][128]
Morocco 171.8 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 159.2 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.08 18+ (N= m:1,871 f:3,390) 100.0% Measured 2017 [129]
Mozambique 156 cm (5 ft 1+12 in) 25–49 (N= f:6,912, SD= f:6.2 cm (2+12 in)) 55.0% Self-reported 2003 [31]
Myanmar 163.5 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 153.4 cm (5 ft 12 in) 1.07 25–64 (N= m:2,948 f:5,447) 73.1% Measured 2014 [130]
Namibia 160.7 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 25–49 (N= f:5,575, SD= f:7.1 cm (3 in)) 50.4% Self-reported 2006 [31]
Nauru 168.1 cm (5 ft 6 in) 156.6 cm (5 ft 1+12 in) 1.07 15–64 (N= m:1,083 f:1,186) 97.1% Measured 2004 [131]
Nepal 161.7 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 150.4 cm (4 ft 11 in) 1.08 15–69 (N= m:1,326 f:2,798) 95.3% Measured 2012–2013 [132]
Nepal 163 cm (5 ft 4 in) 150.8 cm (4 ft 11+12 in) 1.08 25–49 (N= f:6,280, SD= f:5.5 cm (2 in)) 52.9% Self-reported 2006 [31]
Netherlands 181.2 cm (5 ft 11+12 in) 168.5 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 1.08 19+ (N= m:326,766 f:392,145) Self-reported 2020 [133][134]
Netherlands 183.8 cm (6 ft 12 in) 170.7 cm (5 ft 7 in) 1.08 21 (N= m:74 f:50, SD= m:7.1 cm (3 in) f:6.3 cm (2+12 in)) 1.5% Measured 2009 [135]
New Zealand 177 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 164 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 1.08 20–49 56.9% Measured 2007 [19]
Nicaragua 153.7 cm (5 ft 12 in) 25–49 54.1% Self-reported 2001 [31]
NicaraguaManagua 166.8 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 154.7 cm (5 ft 1 in) 1.08 20+ (N= m:1,024 f:969) 92.0% Measured 2010 [28]
Nigeria 167.2 cm (5 ft 6 in) 160.3 cm (5 ft 3 in) 1.04 20–29 (N= m:139 f:76, SD= m:6.5 cm (2+12 in) f:5.7 cm (2 in)) 33.2% Measured 2011 [136]
Nigeria 163.8 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 157.8 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.04 18–74 98.6% Measured 1994–1996 [90]
North Macedonia 179.2 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 164.8 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.09 18 (N= m:137 f:132) 1.7% Measured 2016 [137]
Norway 179.9 cm (5 ft 11 in) 167.1 cm (5 ft 6 in) 1.08 Conscripts, 18–44 (N= m:30,884 f:28,796) 35.3% Measured 2012 [138]
Norway 179.7 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 167 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 1.08 20–85 (N= m:1,534 f:1,743) 93.6% Self-reported 2008–2009 [9][36][139]
Oman 167.4 cm (5 ft 6 in) 156.1 cm (5 ft 1+12 in) 1.07 18+ (N= m:3,338 f:2,955) 100.0% Measured 2017 [140][141]
PakistanRabwah 172 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 159 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.08 19 (N= m:2,084 f:2,209) Measured 2016 [142]
Pakistan 165.8 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 153.9 cm (5 ft 12 in) 1.08 18–69 (N= m/f:6,613) 95.3% Measured 2013–2014 [143]
Papua New Guinea 161.7 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 154.3 cm (5 ft 12 in) 1.05 15–64 (N= m:1,408 f:1,451) 93.9% Measured 2007–2008 [144]
Peru 164 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 151 cm (4 ft 11+12 in) 1.09 20+ Measured 2005 [145]
Philippines 163.5 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 151.8 cm (5 ft 0 in) 1.08 20–39 31.5%[146] Measured 2003 [147]
Poland 178.7 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 165.1 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.08 18 (N= m:846 f:1,126) 1.6% Measured 2010 [148]
Poland 172.2 cm (5 ft 8 in) 159.4 cm (5 ft 3 in) 1.08 44–69 (N= m:4,336 f:4,559) 39.4% Measured 2007 [149]
Portugal 173.9 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 18 (N= m:696) 1.5% Measured 2008 [13][150]
Portugal 171 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 161 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 1.06 20–50 56.7% Self-reported 2001 [19]
Qatar 171.2 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 157.7 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.09 18–64 (N= m:1,038 f:1,423) Measured 2012 [151]
Qatar 170.8 cm (5 ft 7 in) 161.1 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 1.06 18 1.9% Measured 2005 [22][152]
Russia 176.4 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 164.3 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 1.07 18 1.6%[153] Measured 2010–2012 [154]
Rwanda 163.9 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 155.7 cm (5 ft 1+12 in) 1.05 15–64 (N= m:2,649 f:4,467) 95.4% Measured 2012–2013 [155]
Saint Kitts and Nevis 170.3 cm (5 ft 7 in) 161.6 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 1.05 25–64 (N= f:514 m:889) 72.3% Measured 2007–2008 [156]
Samoa 166.6 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 18–28 (N= f:55 SD= f:6.5 cm (2+12 in)) 32.6% Measured 2004 [157]
Saudi Arabia 168.9 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 156.3 cm (5 ft 1+12 in) 1.08 18 3.0% Measured 2010 [22][158]
Saudi Arabia 167.1 cm (5 ft 6 in) 154.3 cm (5 ft 12 in) 1.08 15–64 (N= m:2,244 f:2,345) 95.4% Measured 2005 [159]
SenegalUrban 179 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 166.1 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 1.08 20+ (N= 984 (m:494 f:490, SD= m:8.07 cm (3 in) f:6.88 cm (2+12 in)) Measured 2015 [160]
SenegalRural 175.9 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 163.8 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 1.07 20+ (N= 496 (m:241 f:255, SD= m:8.09 cm (3 in) f:8.77 cm (3+12 in)) Measured 2015 [160]
Senegal 163 cm (5 ft 4 in) 25–49 (N= f:2,533, SD= f:6.7 cm (2+12 in)) 54.4% Self-reported 2005 [31]
Serbia 177.4 cm (5 ft 10 in) 163.3 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 1.09 20+ (N= m:6,007 f:6,453) Measured 2013 [161]
Serbia 182 cm (5 ft 11+12 in) 166.8 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 1.09 Students 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%[162] Measured 2012 [163]
Sierra Leone 166 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 158 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.05 25–64 (N= m:1,996 f:2,311) 67.6% Measured 2009 [164]
Singapore 170.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) 160 cm (5 ft 3 in) 1.07 Chinese students at TP, 16–18[e] (N= m:52 f:49, SD= m:6 cm (2+12 in) f:5 cm (2 in)) 0.3%[165][166] Measured 2003 [167]
Singapore 172.3 cm (5 ft 8 in) Chinese conscripts, average age 18.5 SD 1.2, (N= 104,223, SD= 6.2 cm) Measured 2009–2014 [168]
Singapore 170.2 cm (5 ft 7 in) Malay conscripts, average age 18.5 SD 1.2, (N= 25,405, SD= 6.2 cm) Measured 2009–2014 [168]
Singapore 173.4 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) Indian conscripts, average age 18.4 SD 1.3, (N= 11,865 , SD= 6.6 cm) Measured 2009–2014 [168]
Slovakia 179.3 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 165.4 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.08 18 (N= m:824 f:824) 1.6% Measured 2011 [169]
SloveniaLjubljana 180.3 cm (5 ft 11 in) 167.4 cm (5 ft 6 in) 1.08 19 0.2%[170] Measured 2011 [171]
Solomon Islands 166.4 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 155.7 cm (5 ft 1+12 in) 1.07 25–64 (N= m:688 f:1018) 68.3% Measured 2006 [172]
South Africa 168 cm (5 ft 6 in) 159 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.06 19 (N= m:121 f:118) 3.6% Measured 2003 [173]
Sri Lanka 163.6 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 151.4 cm (4 ft 11+12 in) 1.08 18+ (N= m:1,768 f:2,709, SD= m:6.9 cm (2+12 in) f:6.4 cm (2+12 in)) 100.0% Measured 2005–2006 [174]
Sudan 171.2 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 160.3 cm (5 ft 3 in) 1.07 18–69 (N= m:2,662 f:4,548) 96.2% Measured 2016 [175]
Spain 173.1 cm (5 ft 8 in) 18+ (N= m:1,551) 100.0% Measured 2013–2014 [176][177][178]
Spain 177.3 cm (5 ft 10 in) 164 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 1.08 18.1–24 (N= m:1,275 f:1,292) Measured 2008 [179]
Spain 159.6 cm (5 ft 3 in) 18–70 (N= f:8,217[f][180]) 83.5% Measured 2007–2008 [36]
[181][177][180]
Spain 174 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 163 cm (5 ft 4 in) 1.07 20–49 57.0% Self-reported 2007 [19]
Sweden 181.5 cm (5 ft 11+12 in) 166.8 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 1.09 20–29 15.6% Measured 2008 [182]
Sweden 177.9 cm (5 ft 10 in) 164.6 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.08 20–74 86.3% Self-reported 1987–1994 [183]
Switzerland 178.2 cm (5 ft 10 in) Conscripts, 19 (N= m:12,447, Median= m:178.0 cm (5 ft 10 in), SD= m:6.52 cm (2+12 in)) 1.5% Measured 2009 [184]
Switzerland 175.4 cm (5 ft 9 in) 164 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 1.07 20–74 88.8% Self-reported 1987–1994 [183]
Taiwan 171.4 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 159.9 cm (5 ft 3 in) 1.07 17 (N= m:200 f:200) 0.0% Measured 2011 [185][186][187]
Tanzania 156.6 cm (5 ft 1+12 in) 25–49 (N= f:6,033, SD= f:6.5 cm (2+12 in)) 52.8% Self-reported 2004 [31]
Thailand 163.7 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 153.7 cm (5 ft 12 in) 1.07 Agricultural workers in Nakhon Ratchasima province, 18–59 (N=139 m:71 f:68) Measured 2018 [188]
Thailand 170.3 cm (5 ft 7 in) 159 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.07 STOU students, 15–19 (N= m:839 f:1,636, SD= m:6.3 cm (2+12 in) f:5.9 cm (2+12 in)) 0.0%[189] Self-reported 2005 [190]
Togo 169.1 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 159.3 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.06 15–64 (N= m:2,064 f:2,249) 93.3% Measured 2010 [191]
Tonga 177.9 cm (5 ft 10 in) 167 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 1.07 25–64 (N= m:880 f:1,466) 66.8% Measured 2012 [192]
Trinidad and Tobago 173.2 cm (5 ft 8 in) 160.6 cm (5 ft 3 in) 1.08 15–64 (N= m:1,112 f:1,608) 89.0% Measured 2011 [193]
Tunisia 171 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 157 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.09 20–85 (N= m:322 f:107, SD= m:6.74 cm (2+12 in) f:6.29 cm (2+12 in)) 92.7% Measured 1998–2003 [194]
Turkey 171.4 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 157.7 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.09 15+ (N= m:2,448 f:3,605) 100.0% Measured 2017 [195]
Turkey 173.6 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 161.9 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 1.07 20–22 (N= m:322 f:247) 8.3% Measured 2007 [13][22][196]
TurkeyAnkara 174 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 158.9 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.10 18–59 (N= m:703 f:512, SD= m:6.9 cm (2+12 in) f:6.4 cm (2+12 in)) 5.1%[197] Measured 2004–2006 [198]
TurkeyTrabzon 175.7 cm (5 ft 9 in) 164.5 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.07 18–27 (N= m:107 f:52) Measured 1994 [199]
Turkmenistan 173.3 cm (5 ft 8 in) 162.7 cm (5 ft 4 in) 1.07 18–69 (N= m:1,713 f:2,237) 95.7% Measured 2018 [200]
Uganda 166.9 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 157.8 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.06 18–69 (N= m:1,565 f:2,122) 96.2% Measured 2014 [201]
Ukraine 175 cm (5 ft 9 in) 164 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 1.07 18+ 100.0% Measured 2020 [202]
United Arab Emirates 173.4 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 156.4 cm (5 ft 1+12 in) 1.11 [203]
United KingdomEngland 175.3 cm (5 ft 9 in) 161.9 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 1.08 16+ (N= m:3,154 f:3,956) 100.0%[204] Measured 2012 [5]
United KingdomScotland 175 cm (5 ft 9 in) 161.3 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 1.08 16+ (N= m:2,512 f:3,180}) 100.0%[204] Measured 2008 [205]
United States 175.3 cm (5 ft 9 in) 161.3 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 1.09 All Americans, 20+ (N= m:5,232 f:5,547) 100.0% Measured 2015–2018 [206]
United StatesNon-Hispanic Whites 178 cm (5 ft 10 in) 164.5 cm (5 ft 5 in) 1.08 Non-Hispanic white, 20–39 (N= m:715 f:689) 17.1%[207] Measured 2015–2018 [206]
United StatesHispanic and Latino Americans 171.2 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 158.7 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.08 Hispanic, 20–39 (N= m:385 f:428) 4.4%[207] Measured 2015–2018 [206]
United StatesAfrican Americans 176.4 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 163.4 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 1.08 Non-Hispanic black, 20–39 (N= m:405 f:418) 3.4%[207] Measured 2015–2018 [206]
United StatesMexican Americans 171.7 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 157.5 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.09 Mexican American, 20–39 (N= m:233 f:247) 2.8%[207] Measured 2015–2018 [206]
United StatesAsian Americans 172.3 cm (5 ft 8 in) 158.1 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.09 Non-Hispanic Asian, 20–39 (N= m:260 f:272) 1.3%[207] Measured 2015–2018 [206]
Uruguay 170 cm (5 ft 7 in) 158 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.08 Adults (N= m:2,249 f:2,114) Measured 1990 [208]
Uzbekistan 169.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) 157 cm (5 ft 2 in) 1.08 18–64 (N= m:1,531 f:2,161) 93.1% Measured 2014 [209]
Vanuatu 167.8 cm (5 ft 6 in) 158.7 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 1.06 25–64 (N= m:2,257 f:2,244) 70.1% Measured 2011–2012 [210]
Vietnam 168.1 cm (5 ft 6 in) 156.2 cm (5 ft 1+12 in) 1.07 18 (around 22,400 families across 25 cities and provinces) Measured 2019–2020 [211]
Zambia 158.5 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 25–49 (N= f:4,091, SD= f:6.5 cm (2+12 in)) 54.2% Self-reported 2007 [31]
Zimbabwe 160.3 cm (5 ft 3 in) 25–49 (N= f:4,746, SD= f:6.2 cm (2+12 in)) 47.3% Self-reported 2005 [31]

Second table: estimated average height of 19-year-olds in 2019

Accuracy

As with any statistical data, the accuracy of the findings may be challenged. In this case, for the following reasons:

Map covering reported findings of the second table (male)
Map covering reported findings of the second table (female)
  • The study uses a Bayesian hierarchical model to estimate the trends in mean height from 1985 to 2019. 1,344 academics having collated the results of 2,181 studies covering 65 million people. Their findings are based on selected material rather than all available.[212][213]
  • The figures demonstrate a discrepancy with many of the findings of the first table, for example with Bosnia and Herzegovina which is ranked sixth on the following table, an actual survey from 2014 already found males from 19–32 to average 183.9 cm[33] as opposed to the 182.5 cm reported below; similarly Montenegro's male estimate of 183.3 cm may not compensate for the sometimes unfinished height growth of 17- and 18-year-olds who were part of a sample on the first table that already measured 182.9 cm on average.[127][128]
  • Akin to the above point, the table and diagrams of this subsection are reliant on one singular publication which in turn cites surveys that cannot be scrutinised by the public since the public has no access to them (i.e. age range per study, its sample size, other background factors, etc.). Of particular interest is a round figure and in-source references for North Korea. The requisition of such claimed details is questionable in light of global difficulties in obtaining statistics from North Korea. The figure for North Korea produced in the first table confirms that the measurements actually occurred in South Korea and the sample in question had been self-admitted defectors from North Korea.
  • Height can vary over the course of a day, due to factors such as a decrease from exercise done directly before measurement (i.e. inversely correlated), or an increase since lying down for a significant period of time (i.e. positively correlated). For example, one study revealed a mean decrease of 1.54 centimetres (0.6 in) in the heights of 100 children from getting out of bed in the morning to between 4 and 5 p.m. that same day.[8] Such factors may not have been controlled in the following study.

Estimated figures

Countries and territories are sorted according to the average of the male and female mean height:

Country Average

height

in general

Average

male

height

Average

female

height

1  Netherlands 177.1 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 183.8 cm (6 ft 12 in) 170.4 cm (5 ft 7 in)
2  Montenegro 176.6 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 183.3 cm (6 ft 0 in) 170.0 cm (5 ft 7 in)
3  Estonia 175.7 cm (5 ft 9 in) 182.8 cm (6 ft 0 in) 168.7 cm (5 ft 6+12 in)
 Denmark 175.7 cm (5 ft 9 in) 181.9 cm (5 ft 11+12 in) 169.5 cm (5 ft 6+12 in)
5  Iceland 175.5 cm (5 ft 9 in) 182.1 cm (5 ft 11+12 in) 168.9 cm (5 ft 6+12 in)
6  Bosnia and Herzegovina 175.0 cm (5 ft 9 in) 182.5 cm (6 ft 0 in) 167.5 cm (5 ft 6 in)
 Latvia 175.0 cm (5 ft 9 in) 181.2 cm (5 ft 11+12 in) 168.8 cm (5 ft 6+12 in)
8  Czech Republic 174.6 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 181.2 cm (5 ft 11+12 in) 168.0 cm (5 ft 6 in)
9  Serbia 174.5 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 180.7 cm (5 ft 11 in) 168.3 cm (5 ft 6+12 in)
10  Lithuania 174.1 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 180.7 cm (5 ft 11 in) 167.6 cm (5 ft 6 in)
 Slovenia 174.1 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 181.0 cm (5 ft 11+12 in) 167.2 cm (5 ft 6 in)
12  Slovakia 174.0 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 181.0 cm (5 ft 11+12 in) 167.1 cm (5 ft 6 in)
13  Croatia 173.8 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 180.8 cm (5 ft 11 in) 166.8 cm (5 ft 5+12 in)
 Ukraine 173.8 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 181.0 cm (5 ft 11+12 in) 166.6 cm (5 ft 5+12 in)
15  Sweden 173.6 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 180.5 cm (5 ft 11 in) 166.7 cm (5 ft 5+12 in)
16  Dominica 173.5 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 180.2 cm (5 ft 11 in) 166.9 cm (5 ft 5+12 in)
 Finland 173.5 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 180.6 cm (5 ft 11 in) 166.5 cm (5 ft 5+12 in)
18  Norway 173.4 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 180.5 cm (5 ft 11 in) 166.4 cm (5 ft 5+12 in)
19  Germany 173.2 cm (5 ft 8 in) 180.3 cm (5 ft 11 in) 166.2 cm (5 ft 5+12 in)
 Poland 173.2 cm (5 ft 8 in) 180.7 cm (5 ft 11 in) 165.8 cm (5 ft 5+12 in)
21  Bermuda (UK) 172.9 cm (5 ft 8 in) 179.7 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 166.1 cm (5 ft 5+12 in)
22  Belarus 172.8 cm (5 ft 8 in) 178.7 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 166.9 cm (5 ft 5+12 in)
 Cook Islands 172.8 cm (5 ft 8 in) 178.3 cm (5 ft 10 in) 167.3 cm (5 ft 6 in)
24  Austria 172.7 cm (5 ft 8 in) 178.5 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 166.9 cm (5 ft 5+12 in)
25  Kosovo 172.6 cm (5 ft 8 in) 179.5 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 165.7 cm (5 ft 5 in)
26  Greece 172.5 cm (5 ft 8 in) 179.3 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 165.8 cm (5 ft 5+12 in)
27  French Polynesia (France) 172.4 cm (5 ft 8 in) 178.3 cm (5 ft 10 in) 166.5 cm (5 ft 5+12 in)
28  American Samoa (US) 172.3 cm (5 ft 8 in) 177.1 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 167.6 cm (5 ft 6 in)
 Grenada 172.3 cm (5 ft 8 in) 178.7 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 166.0 cm (5 ft 5+12 in)
30  Antigua and Barbuda 172.2 cm (5 ft 8 in) 178.8 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 165.7 cm (5 ft 5 in)
31  Andorra 172.1 cm (5 ft 8 in) 178.8 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 165.5 cm (5 ft 5 in)
 Niue 172.1 cm (5 ft 8 in) 177.2 cm (5 ft 10 in) 167.0 cm (5 ft 5+12 in)
33  Luxembourg 171.8 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 178.5 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 165.1 cm (5 ft 5 in)
34  Australia 171.7 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 178.8 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 164.7 cm (5 ft 5 in)
 Ireland 171.7 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 179.0 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 164.5 cm (5 ft 5 in)
 Canada 171.7 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 178.7 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 164.7 cm (5 ft 5 in)
37  France 171.5 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 178.6 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 164.5 cm (5 ft 5 in)
 Switzerland 171.5 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 178.7 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 164.3 cm (5 ft 4+12 in)
39  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 171.4 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 177.5 cm (5 ft 10 in) 165.3 cm (5 ft 5 in)
40  Barbados 171.3 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 177.0 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 165.7 cm (5 ft 5 in)
 Lebanon 171.3 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 179.0 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 163.7 cm (5 ft 4+12 in)
 Puerto Rico (US) 171.3 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 179.5 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 163.1 cm (5 ft 4 in)
43  Belgium 171.2 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 179.1 cm (5 ft 10+12 in) 163.4 cm (5 ft 4+12 in)
 Romania 171.2 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 177.8 cm (5 ft 10 in) 164.7 cm (5 ft 5 in)
 New Zealand 171.2 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 177.7 cm (5 ft 10 in) 164.7 cm (5 ft 5 in)
46  Tokelau (NZ) 171.1 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 176.1 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 166.1 cm (5 ft 5+12 in)
47  United Kingdom 171.0 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 178.2 cm (5 ft 10 in) 163.9 cm (5 ft 4+12 in)
48  Saint Lucia 170.9 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 176.4 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 165.5 cm (5 ft 5 in)
49  Jamaica 170.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) 177.0 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 164.3 cm (5 ft 4+12 in)
 Tonga 170.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) 175.1 cm (5 ft 9 in) 166.1 cm (5 ft 5+12 in)
51  Russia 170.5 cm (5 ft 7 in) 176.6 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 164.5 cm (5 ft 5 in)
52  United States 170.1 cm (5 ft 7 in) 176.9 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 163.3 cm (5 ft 4+12 in)
53  Senegal 170.0 cm (5 ft 7 in) 176.2 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 163.9 cm (5 ft 4+12 in)
54  Cape Verde 169.7 cm (5 ft 7 in) 176.3 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 163.1 cm (5 ft 4 in)
 Trinidad and Tobago 169.7 cm (5 ft 7 in) 176.0 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 163.4 cm (5 ft 4+12 in)
56  China 169.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) 175.7 cm (5 ft 9 in) 163.5 cm (5 ft 4+12 in)
 Georgia 169.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) 176.0 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 163.2 cm (5 ft 4+12 in)
58  Hungary 169.5 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 176.6 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 162.5 cm (5 ft 4 in)
 Libya 169.5 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 176.4 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 162.6 cm (5 ft 4 in)
60  Bulgaria 169.4 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 174.2 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 164.6 cm (5 ft 5 in)
61  South Korea 169.3 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 175.5 cm (5 ft 9 in) 163.2 cm (5 ft 4+12 in)
 Moldova 169.3 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 175.6 cm (5 ft 9 in) 163.0 cm (5 ft 4 in)
 Tunisia 169.3 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 176.9 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 161.7 cm (5 ft 3+12 in)
64  Seychelles 169.2 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 175.9 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 162.5 cm (5 ft 4 in)
65  Fiji 169.1 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 174.0 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 164.3 cm (5 ft 4+12 in)
 Israel 169.1 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 176.0 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 162.2 cm (5 ft 4 in)
 Samoa 169.1 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 174.4 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 163.8 cm (5 ft 4+12 in)
 Turkey 169.1 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 176.4 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 161.8 cm (5 ft 3+12 in)
69  Brazil 169.0 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 175.7 cm (5 ft 9 in) 162.4 cm (5 ft 4 in)
 Spain 169.0 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 176.1 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 162.0 cm (5 ft 4 in)
71  Bahamas 168.9 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 174.4 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 163.5 cm (5 ft 4+12 in)
72  Morocco 168.8 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 176.4 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 161.2 cm (5 ft 3+12 in)
73  Malta 168.7 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 174.4 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 163.0 cm (5 ft 4 in)
74  Algeria 168.6 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 175.0 cm (5 ft 9 in) 162.3 cm (5 ft 4 in)
 North Macedonia 168.6 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 176.4 cm (5 ft 9+12 in) 160.9 cm (5 ft 3+12 in)
 Kazakhstan 168.6 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 175.5 cm (5 ft 9 in) 161.7 cm (5 ft 3+12 in)
 Turkmenistan 168.6 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 174.4 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 162.8 cm (5 ft 4 in)
78  Mali 168.5 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 175.0 cm (5 ft 9 in) 162.0 cm (5 ft 4 in)
79  Iran 168.4 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 175.6 cm (5 ft 9 in) 161.2 cm (5 ft 3+12 in)
 Suriname 168.4 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 174.5 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 162.3 cm (5 ft 4 in)
81  Saint Kitts and Nevis 168.2 cm (5 ft 6 in) 173.7 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 162.8 cm (5 ft 4 in)
82  Albania 168.1 cm (5 ft 6 in) 174.1 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 162.2 cm (5 ft 4 in)
 Palestine 168.1 cm (5 ft 6 in) 175.0 cm (5 ft 9 in) 161.3 cm (5 ft 3+12 in)
 Italy 168.1 cm (5 ft 6 in) 174.4 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 161.8 cm (5 ft 3+12 in)
85  Argentina 168.0 cm (5 ft 6 in) 174.8 cm (5 ft 9 in) 161.2 cm (5 ft 3+12 in)
86  North Korea 167.9 cm (5 ft 6 in) 174.7 cm (5 ft 9 in) 161.2 cm (5 ft 3+12 in)
 Uruguay 167.9 cm (5 ft 6 in) 174.3 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 161.6 cm (5 ft 3+12 in)
 Dominican Republic 167.9 cm (5 ft 6 in) 174.6 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 161.2 cm (5 ft 3+12 in)
89  Portugal 167.8 cm (5 ft 6 in) 174.4 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 161.2 cm (5 ft 3+12 in)
90  Egypt 167.7 cm (5 ft 6 in) 174.6 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 160.9 cm (5 ft 3+12 in)
 Azerbaijan 167.7 cm (5 ft 6 in) 174.0 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 161.4 cm (5 ft 3+12 in)
 Hong Kong (China) 167.7 cm (5 ft 6 in) 174.8 cm (5 ft 9 in) 160.6 cm (5 ft 3 in)
93  Botswana 167.6 cm (5 ft 6 in) 173.2 cm (5 ft 8 in) 162.1 cm (5 ft 4 in)
 Greenland (Denmark) 167.6 cm (5 ft 6 in) 173.8 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 161.4 cm (5 ft 3+12 in)
95  Kuwait 167.5 cm (5 ft 6 in) 175.0 cm (5 ft 9 in) 160.1 cm (5 ft 3 in)
96  Tuvalu 167.4 cm (5 ft 6 in) 171.3 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 163.6 cm (5 ft 4+12 in)
 Singapore 167.4 cm (5 ft 6 in) 173.5 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 161.3 cm (5 ft 3+12 in)
98  United Arab Emirates 167.3 cm (5 ft 6 in) 174.1 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 160.5 cm (5 ft 3 in)
99  Costa Rica 167.2 cm (5 ft 6 in) 174.0 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 160.4 cm (5 ft 3 in)
100  Jordan 167.1 cm (5 ft 6 in) 174.8 cm (5 ft 9 in) 159.5 cm (5 ft 3 in)
 Taiwan 167.1 cm (5 ft 6 in) 173.5 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 160.7 cm (5 ft 3+12 in)
102  Qatar 167.0 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 173.3 cm (5 ft 8 in) 160.7 cm (5 ft 3+12 in)
103  Chad 166.9 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 171.8 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 162.1 cm (5 ft 4 in)
104  Cuba 166.8 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 173.6 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 160.1 cm (5 ft 3 in)
 Armenia 166.8 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 173.7 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 159.9 cm (5 ft 3 in)
 Paraguay 166.8 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 173.8 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 159.8 cm (5 ft 3 in)
107  Venezuela 166.7 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 173.5 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 160.0 cm (5 ft 3 in)
108  Cyprus 166.6 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 172.7 cm (5 ft 8 in) 160.6 cm (5 ft 3 in)
 Burkina Faso 166.6 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 171.9 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 161.3 cm (5 ft 3+12 in)
110  Haiti 166.4 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 172.2 cm (5 ft 8 in) 160.6 cm (5 ft 3 in)
111  Cameroon 166.2 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 172.1 cm (5 ft 8 in) 160.4 cm (5 ft 3 in)
 Iraq 166.2 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 173.8 cm (5 ft 8+12 in) 158.7 cm (5 ft 2+12 in)
 Sudan 166.2 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 172.1 cm (5 ft 8 in) 160.4 cm (5 ft 3 in)
114  Chile 166.1 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 172.9 cm (5 ft 8 in) 159.4 cm (5 ft 3 in)
115  Kyrgyzstan 165.9 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 171.7 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 160.2 cm (5 ft 3 in)
 Mauritius 165.9 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 173.0 cm (5 ft 8 in) 158.9 cm (5 ft 2+12 in)
 Guyana 165.9 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 172.2 cm (5 ft 8 in) 159.6 cm (5 ft 3 in)
118  Uzbekistan 165.6 cm (5 ft 5 in) 170.9 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 160.3 cm (5 ft 3 in)
119  Bahrain 165.5 cm (5 ft 5 in) 172.8 cm (5 ft 8 in) 158.3 cm (5 ft 2+12 in)
 Kiribati 165.5 cm (5 ft 5 in) 170.1 cm (5 ft 7 in) 161.0 cm (5 ft 3+12 in)
 Somalia 165.5 cm (5 ft 5 in) 171.2 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 159.9 cm (5 ft 3 in)
 Syria 165.5 cm (5 ft 5 in) 171.6 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 159.4 cm (5 ft 3 in)
 Thailand 165.5 cm (5 ft 5 in) 171.6 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 159.4 cm (5 ft 3 in)
124  Djibouti 165.3 cm (5 ft 5 in) 170.8 cm (5 ft 7 in) 159.8 cm (5 ft 3 in)
 Japan 165.3 cm (5 ft 5 in) 172.1 cm (5 ft 8 in) 158.5 cm (5 ft 2+12 in)
 Mongolia 165.3 cm (5 ft 5 in) 170.7 cm (5 ft 7 in) 159.9 cm (5 ft 3 in)
127  Gabon 165.2 cm (5 ft 5 in) 170.5 cm (5 ft 7 in) 160.0 cm (5 ft 3 in)
 Zimbabwe 165.2 cm (5 ft 5 in) 170.7 cm (5 ft 7 in) 159.8 cm (5 ft 3 in)
129  São Tomé and Príncipe 165.1 cm (5 ft 5 in) 170.4 cm (5 ft 7 in) 159.8 cm (5 ft 3 in)
130  Gambia 165.0 cm (5 ft 5 in) 168.4 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 161.7 cm (5 ft 3+12 in)
 Niger 165.0 cm (5 ft 5 in) 170.3 cm (5 ft 7 in) 159.8 cm (5 ft 3 in)
 Oman 165.0 cm (5 ft 5 in) 171.7 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 158.4 cm (5 ft 2+12 in)
 Palau 165.0 cm (5 ft 5 in) 170.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) 159.5 cm (5 ft 3 in)
 Namibia 165.0 cm (5 ft 5 in) 169.7 cm (5 ft 7 in) 160.3 cm (5 ft 3 in)
 Republic of the Congo 165.0 cm (5 ft 5 in) 171.2 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 158.8 cm (5 ft 2+12 in)
136  Colombia 164.9 cm (5 ft 5 in) 171.9 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 158.0 cm (5 ft 2 in)
 Kenya 164.9 cm (5 ft 5 in) 170.5 cm (5 ft 7 in) 159.4 cm (5 ft 3 in)
138  Nigeria 164.8 cm (5 ft 5 in) 171.6 cm (5 ft 7+12 in) 158.1 cm (5 ft 2 in)
139  Guinea 164.7 cm (5 ft 5 in) 170.7 cm (5 ft 7 in) 158.8 cm (5 ft 2+12 in)
 Saudi Arabia 164.7 cm (5 ft 5 in) 170.7 cm (5 ft 7 in) 158.8 cm (5 ft 2+12 in)
141  Federated States of Micronesia 164.6 cm (5 ft 5 in) 169.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) 159.7 cm (5 ft 3 in)
 Ghana 164.6 cm (5 ft 5 in) 170.3 cm (5 ft 7 in) 158.9 cm (5 ft 2+12 in)
 Togo 164.6 cm (5 ft 5 in) 170.1 cm (5 ft 7 in) 159.1 cm (5 ft 2+12 in)
144  Vanuatu 164.4 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 168.3 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 160.5 cm (5 ft 3 in)
145  Central African Republic 164.3 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 169.0 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 159.7 cm (5 ft 3 in)
 Belize 164.3 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 170.5 cm (5 ft 7 in) 158.1 cm (5 ft 2 in)
147  Panama 164.2 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 170.2 cm (5 ft 7 in) 158.2 cm (5 ft 2+12 in)
148  Eswatini 164.1 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 169.4 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 158.9 cm (5 ft 2+12 in)
 Eritrea 164.1 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 170.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) 157.6 cm (5 ft 2 in)
 Mexico 164.1 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 170.3 cm (5 ft 7 in) 157.9 cm (5 ft 2 in)
 South Africa 164.1 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 169.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) 158.6 cm (5 ft 2+12 in)
152  Nauru 163.7 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 169.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) 157.8 cm (5 ft 2 in)
153  Vietnam 163.6 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 168.9 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 158.4 cm (5 ft 2+12 in)
 Uganda 163.6 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 168.7 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 158.5 cm (5 ft 2+12 in)
155  El Salvador 163.5 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 170.7 cm (5 ft 7 in) 156.4 cm (5 ft 1+12 in)
156  Guinea-Bissau 163.4 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 168.2 cm (5 ft 6 in) 158.7 cm (5 ft 2+12 in)
 Ivory Coast 163.4 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 168.2 cm (5 ft 6 in) 158.7 cm (5 ft 2+12 in)
 Benin 163.4 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 168.4 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 158.4 cm (5 ft 2+12 in)
159  Angola 163.3 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 168.5 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 158.1 cm (5 ft 2 in)
160  Tajikistan 163.2 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 168.4 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 158.1 cm (5 ft 2 in)
161  Malaysia 163.1 cm (5 ft 4 in) 169.2 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 157.1 cm (5 ft 2 in)
 Equatorial Guinea 163.1 cm (5 ft 4 in) 168.2 cm (5 ft 6 in) 158.0 cm (5 ft 2 in)
163  Ethiopia 163.0 cm (5 ft 4 in) 168.8 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 157.2 cm (5 ft 2 in)
164  Mauritania 162.8 cm (5 ft 4 in) 165.5 cm (5 ft 5 in) 160.1 cm (5 ft 3 in)
165  Nicaragua 162.7 cm (5 ft 4 in) 169.9 cm (5 ft 7 in) 155.6 cm (5 ft 1+12 in)
166  Democratic Republic of the Congo 162.4 cm (5 ft 4 in) 168.6 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 156.3 cm (5 ft 1+12 in)
 Zambia 162.4 cm (5 ft 4 in) 167.6 cm (5 ft 6 in) 157.3 cm (5 ft 2 in)
 Honduras 162.4 cm (5 ft 4 in) 169.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) 155.2 cm (5 ft 1 in)
169  Afghanistan 162.3 cm (5 ft 4 in) 168.5 cm (5 ft 6+12 in) 156.1 cm (5 ft 1+12 in)
 Lesotho 162.3 cm (5 ft 4 in) 167.9 cm (5 ft 6 in) 156.7 cm (5 ft 1+12 in)
171  Comoros 162.1 cm (5 ft 4 in) 167.7 cm (5 ft 6 in) 156.5 cm (5 ft 1+12 in)
172  Sri Lanka 162.0 cm (5 ft 4 in) 168.1 cm (5 ft 6 in) 155.9 cm (5 ft 1+12 in)
173  Tanzania 161.9 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 167.0 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 156.9 cm (5 ft 2 in)
174  Bolivia 161.8 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 168.1 cm (5 ft 6 in) 155.6 cm (5 ft 1+12 in)
 Sierra Leone 161.8 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 166.4 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 157.3 cm (5 ft 2 in)
176  Rwanda 161.3 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 166.0 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 156.7 cm (5 ft 1+12 in)
177  Ecuador 161.2 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 167.3 cm (5 ft 6 in) 155.2 cm (5 ft 1 in)
 Burundi 161.2 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 167.3 cm (5 ft 6 in) 155.1 cm (5 ft 1 in)
179  Bhutan 161.1 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 167.0 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 155.2 cm (5 ft 1 in)
 Maldives 161.1 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 167.9 cm (5 ft 6 in) 154.3 cm (5 ft 12 in)
181  Pakistan 161.0 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 167.3 cm (5 ft 6 in) 154.8 cm (5 ft 1 in)
 Liberia 161.0 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 165.5 cm (5 ft 5 in) 156.5 cm (5 ft 1+12 in)
183  Malawi 160.9 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 165.7 cm (5 ft 5 in) 156.1 cm (5 ft 1+12 in)
184  India 160.8 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 166.5 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 155.2 cm (5 ft 1 in)
185  Myanmar 160.7 cm (5 ft 3+12 in) 166.7 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 154.7 cm (5 ft 1 in)
186  Brunei 160.6 cm (5 ft 3 in) 166.3 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 154.9 cm (5 ft 1 in)
 Peru 160.6 cm (5 ft 3 in) 166.8 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 154.4 cm (5 ft 1 in)
188  Indonesia 160.3 cm (5 ft 3 in) 166.3 cm (5 ft 5+12 in) 154.4 cm (5 ft 1 in)
189  Marshall Islands 160.0 cm (5 ft 3 in) 165.3 cm (5 ft 5 in) 154.8 cm (5 ft 1 in)
 Cambodia 160.0 cm (5 ft 3 in) 165.3 cm (5 ft 5 in) 154.7 cm (5 ft 1 in)
 Papua New Guinea 160.0 cm (5 ft 3 in) 163.1 cm (5 ft 4 in) 156.9 cm (5 ft 2 in)
192  Solomon Islands 159.9 cm (5 ft 3 in) 163.1 cm (5 ft 4 in) 156.8 cm (5 ft 1+12 in)
193  Mozambique 159.8 cm (5 ft 3 in) 164.3 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 155.4 cm (5 ft 1 in)
194  Philippines 159.6 cm (5 ft 3 in) 165.2 cm (5 ft 5 in) 154.1 cm (5 ft 12 in)
 Yemen 159.6 cm (5 ft 3 in) 164.4 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 154.8 cm (5 ft 1 in)
196  Madagascar 159.1 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 165.2 cm (5 ft 5 in) 153.1 cm (5 ft 12 in)
197  Bangladesh 158.7 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 165.1 cm (5 ft 5 in) 152.4 cm (5 ft 0 in)
198    Nepal 158.4 cm (5 ft 2+12 in) 164.4 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 152.4 cm (5 ft 0 in)
199  Laos 157.9 cm (5 ft 2 in) 162.8 cm (5 ft 4 in) 153.1 cm (5 ft 12 in)
200  Guatemala 157.6 cm (5 ft 2 in) 164.4 cm (5 ft 4+12 in) 150.9 cm (4 ft 11+12 in)
201  Timor-Leste 156.4 cm (5 ft 1+12 in) 160.1 cm (5 ft 3 in) 152.7 cm (5 ft 0 in)

Explanatory notes

  1. ^ Data representative of the adult population in the country or region are those that factor in at least 50.0% of the country or region's population aged 18 and over.
  2. ^ Data are calculated as of a data collection year of each survey. If data were taken in several years in a survey, the initial year would be chosen for the calculation.
  3. ^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008. Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the 2013 Brussels Agreement. Kosovo is currently recognised as an independent state by 101 out of the 193 United Nations member states. In total, 114 UN member states have recognised Kosovo at some point, of which 13 later withdrew their recognition.
  4. ^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008. Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the 2013 Brussels Agreement. Kosovo is currently recognised as an independent state by 101 out of the 193 United Nations member states. In total, 114 UN member states have recognised Kosovo at some point, of which 13 later withdrew their recognition.
  5. ^ The mean age in the sample is 17.5 (±0.6). Thus most of the subjects are between 17 and 18.
  6. ^ The total sample size is 10,415 (12–70).

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