The average height for men has been tracked over the years and has been increasing. The National Center for Health Statistics has reported that the average height for an adult male is Keep in mind that average means half of the adult male population will be taller and half will be shorter. As with skin tone and eye color, height isn't something you can change—only camouflage.
FastStats - Body Measurements
Below are average adult human heights by country or geographical region. The original studies and sources should be consulted for details on methodology and the exact populations measured, surveyed, or considered. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikimedia list article. Data is representative of the majority of the country or region's adult population. If data were taken in several years in a survey, the oldest avertable year would be chosen for the calculation.
Average sizes of men and women
Below is a height percentile calculator. It works for all ages including newborns, babies, toddlers, children, teenagers, and adults right up to the elderly. This height percentile calculator is only for information purposes and is not for medical purposes.
The average height for a woman varies, depending on where she was born and raised. For a woman raised in the United States, the average height is currently 5 feet 4 inches. Meanwhile, the average height for men of a similar age in the U. Nutrition and other health factors may explain height differences among various populations, and some may have limits to potential height.