Body Mass Indicator – BMI calculator

Body Mass Indicator – BMI calculator
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The most accurate BMI calculator

Reviewed by Dr. James Kennedy 12/21/15

BMI is a measure of body fat based on height and weight
that applies to adult men and women.

BMI, or body mass index, expresses the relationship between weight and height.

How do you calculate body mass index?

To work out your BMI: divide your weight in kilograms (kg) or pounds (p) by your height in centimeters (cm) or inch – this calculator will do it for you . Note: this calculator is not suitable for children or young people

What is considered to be obese?

If a person’s body weight is at least 20% higher than it should be, he or she is considered obese. BMI under 18.5 – is considered very underweight and possibly malnourished, 18.5-24.9 – you have a healthy weight range for young and middle-aged adults.If your Body Mass Index (BMI) is between 25 and 29.9 you are considered overweight. If your BMI is 30 or over you are considered obese – see the table below

BMI Value for you


The Indication for BMI Range

BMI RangeCategory
Less than 16.5Serverely Underweight
16.5 – 18.5Underweight
18.5 – 25Normal
25 – 30Overweight


BMI related information

Doctors use body mass index (BMI) measurements to assess body fatness