Body Mass index Calculator

Body mass index (BMI) is used to determine whether you are in a healthy weight range for your height. It is applicable to adult men and women.

It is important to remember that:

  • This calculator shouldn’t be used for pregnant women or children.
  • You could have a high BMI but be at a weight that is considered healthy if you are muscular or athletic.
  • You could have a normal BMI and have poor nutrition.
  • It is important to talk to your doctor about weight-related health risks.
  • Enter your height and weight using metric or imperial measurements:

    Enter your height :
    feet (ft)
    inches (in)
    Enter your weight :
    pounds (lbs)
    Enter your height :
    Centimeters (cm)
    Enter your weight :
    kilograms (kg)

Underweight

This means your weight is within the underweight range. Your current BMI is less than the recommended range of 18.5 to 24.9.

Normal

This means your weight is within the normal range. Your current BMI is normal as recommended range of 18.5 to 24.9.

Overweight

This means your weight is within the overweight range. Your current BMI is greater than the recommended range of 18.5 to 24.9.

Obesity

This means your weight is within the obesity range. Your current BMI is greater than the recommended range of 18.5 to 24.9.

If you would like to know more about maintaining a healthy lifestyle and weight management, visit HealthByte, the health and wellness blog from Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.

Health Tool Disclaimer: These health tools are meant for educational purposes only. This information is provided by the Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and is not intended to replace the medical advice of your doctor or health care provider. Please consult your health care provider for advice about a specific medical condition. For additional health information, please request an appointment or call 800 8 CCAD (800 8 2223).