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Body Mass Index (BMI) Nomogram

This BMI nomogram is not intended for use with:

  • those under 18 years of age,
  • and pregnant and lactating women.

BMI Chart

You can also calculate your BMI using this formula:
BMI = weight(kg)/height(m)2

Health Risk Classification According to Body Mass Index (BMI)
BMI Classification Risk of developing health problems
less than 18.5 Underweight Increased
18.5 - 24.9 Normal Weight Least
25.0 - 29.9 Overweight Increased
30.0 - 34.9 Obese class I High
35.0 - 39.9 Obese class II Very high
equal to or greater than 40.0 Obese class III Extremely high

Note: For persons 65 years and older the 'normal' range may begin slightly above BMI 18.5 and extend into the 'overweight' range.